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Marlins Daily Minor League Report: August 12

Andrew Heaney and Mark Canha led New Orleans to a win, Jose Urena and Scott Lyman struggled for their respective teams, and Chris Sadberry pitched five scoreless innings in Greensboro.

Mark Canha hit his 17th HR for Triple-A New Orleans in their 5-4 win over Tacoma.
Mark Canha hit his 17th HR for Triple-A New Orleans in their 5-4 win over Tacoma.
Chris Trotman

Triple-A: New Orleans Zephyrs W 5-4 vs. Tacoma Rainiers

Full Box Score

Mark Canha, LF: 1-for-3, BB, HR (17), RBI
Justin Bour, 1B: 2-for-4, HR (14), RBI

Andrew Heaney, SP: 7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K

New Olreans just barely pulled off a win Tuesday against Tacoma. Andrew Heaney was on top of his game, shutting down Jesus Montero and the Rainiers lineup for seven innings. Mark Canha and Justin Bour went back to back in the eighth inning. For Canha, his 17 home runs this season are more than he hit in more than 20 more games in 2013. New Orleans moves to 61-63 with the victory.

Double-A: Jacksonville Suns L 0-4 @ Chattanooga Lookouts

Full Box Score

Jose Urena, SP: 5 IP, 7 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
Nick Wittgren, RP: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K

Jacksonville's lineup couldn't get their bats going against Andres Santiago and the Lookouts pitching staff. Jose Urena had one of his least impressive starts in a Suns uniform, breaking a streak of three scoreless starts. Nick Wittgren had another shutout appearance out of the bullpen. In his first season in Double-A, Wittgren got off to a rough start, but he has posted an ERA of 1.00 in 27 innings after the All-Star break.

High Class-A: Jupiter Hammerheads L 1-6 vs. Bradenton Marauders

Full Box Score

Anthony Gomez, 3B: 3-for-4
Cody Keefer, DH: 2-for-4

Scott Lyman, SP: 5.2 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 3 BB, 5 K

Jupiter was 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position and Scott Lyman had a rough day Tuesday at Roger Dean. Lyman has given up a shocking ten runs in his last two starts combined. Hitting out of the nine hole, 2012 Sixth Round pick Anthony Gomez picked up three hits.

Low Class-A: Greensboro Grasshoppers W 1-0 (F/7) vs. Lakewood Blue Claws

Full Box Score

J.T. Riddle, SS: 2-for-3

Chris Sadberry, SP: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

In a makeup game at NewBridge Bank Park on Tuesday, Chris Sadberry pitched very effectively to pick up the win. Sadberry, the Marlins sixth round pick out of Texas Tech in 2014, has a 2.90 ERA in eight starts for Greensboro. He has certainly proven himself in the Sally League and he appears ready for a new challenge.

Short-Season: Batavia Muckdogs

Game postponed due to rain.

Rookie: GCL Marlins W 2-0 @ GCL Cardinals

Full Box Score

Anfernee Seymour, SS: 2-for-4

Raudel Lazo, SP: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K
Nick Williams, RP: 4 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

The GCL Marlins won their 16th game of the season against the Cardinals squad Tuesday. Anfernee Seymour, the Marlins 7th Round pick in 2014, had two hits.