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Marlins Morning News: Despite early homer, Marlins fall to Phillies 7-4

Martin Prado tried to set a tone early in the game last night with a home run in the third inning but his Marlins still lost. The Phillies have been on fire as of late, winners of five straight games took last night’s game 7-4.

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Marlins News

The Marlins dropped yesterday’s game to the Phillies last night by a score of 7-4. Martin Prado went deep in the contest.

Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush have won the bidding for the Marlins.

Another day, another short outing for a Marlins starting pitcher, who as a staff has thrown the least amount of inning in the majors. Marlins manager Don Mattingly says that’s all part of the plan.

Prospect Dillon Peters will be out for six to eight weeks. The young southpaw underwent surgery to fix a few fractures in his thumb but could still make his way into the rotation by the end of the season.

Around the League

The Pirates helped Gift Ngoepe make MLB history yesterday as the first African born player to debut at the major league level.

The New York Yankees rookie, Aaron Judge gave himself a birthday gift last night as he went deep to lead the Yankees to a 3-1 win over Boston.

Two youngsters vy for the longest homerun of the 2017 campaign as Corey Seager and Joey Gallo have tied each other for that honor.

The Phillies have won their fifth game in a row and Maikel Franco played a huge role in the victory hitting a grand slam to seal the deal against the Marlins.

Mets’ minor leaguer Tim Tebow has been getting it going a little with the bat recently.