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Marlins Daily Minor League Recap: August 5

Kyle Jensen hit his 23rd HR in New Orleans, Brian Anderson and Coco Johnson led Greensboro to a win in Delmarva, and Austen Smith drove in two runs for the GCL Marlins Tuesday.

Kyle Jensen has hit the third most home runs in the Pacific Coast League this season.
Kyle Jensen has hit the third most home runs in the Pacific Coast League this season.

Triple-A: New Orleans Zephyrs W 7-1 vs. Nashville Sounds

Full Box Score

Kyle Jensen, RF: 2-for-4, HR (23), 2B, RBI
Ed Lucas, 2B: 3-for-4

Elih Villanueva, SP: 6 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 5 K

Kyle Jensen hit his 23rd home run in an easy 7-1 win for New Orleans at Zephyr Field on Tuesday. Jensen isn't hitting them out at as high of a rate as 2013, but his 23 bombs are just less than two other PCL sluggers this season. New Orleans crawls back up to .500, at 59-59, with the win.

Double-A: Jacksonville Suns

No game scheduled.

High Class-A: Jupiter Hammerheads

No game scheduled.

Low Class-A: Greensboro Grasshoppers W 8-5 @ Delmarva Shorebirds

Full Box Score

Coco Johnson, DH: 2-for-4, SB (3), 2 RBI
Brian Anderson, 3B: 2-for-5, 2B, 3 RBI

Ryan Wertenberger, SP: 4.2 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K
Tyler Kinley, RP: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K

Greensboro had a big four-run sixth inning to come back and pick up a win Tuesday in Delmarva. This marks the Hoppers 73rd win on the year, pushing Greensboro back into first place in the Sally League Northern division. Coco Johnson and Brian Anderson had big days at the plate to supply the pitching staff with just enough run support.

Short-Season: Batavia Muckdogs

No game scheduled.

Rookie: GCL Marlins L 5-8 vs. GCL Mets

Full Box Score

Austen Smith, 1B: 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI

Francisco Aquino, SP: 3 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K

The Marlins lost a tough game against debatably the best team in the GCL this season, the Mets. Austen Smith, the Marlins 2014 33rd Round pick out of Alabama, had two hits in the loss.