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Fish Farm Report: July 16th

Marlins affiliates go 2-4 on Sunday.


Dillon Peters joined the Jupiter Hammerheads from the Jumbo Shrimp.


Pacific Coast League

New Orleans Baby Cakes 2, Oklahoma City Dodgers 4

The Baby Cakes (38-56) had their four-game winning streak snapped by the Oklahoma City Dodgers (50-43), 4-2 on Sunday with 5,110 in the house at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. William Cuevas (1-2, 3.04) dropped the decision, surrendering two earned runs on five hits and two walks in six innings. He struck out four. Victory Payano struck one out in a perfect inning of relief.

Brian Anderson (1) hit his first triple-A round tripper in the top of the second, but the Dodgers came back with a two-run shot by Edwin Rios (2) in the bottom of the inning. The Dodgers added a pair in the seventh with an Alex Verdugo two-RBI-fielder’s choice. The Cakes scored their final run in the eighth on a Peter Mooney RBI-double.

Mooney added a second double to his total, and Anderson also hit a single. Moises Sierra was the only other Baby Cake to hit safely in the contest, as New Orleans was outhit, 7-to-5.

Elsewhere in the PCL

Colorado Springs Sky Sox 2, Iowa Cubs 1 (7)
Colorado Springs Sky Sox 5, Iowa Cubs 4 (8)
Omaha Storm Chasers 15, Nashville Sounds 1
Memphis Redbirds 2, Round Rock Express 1
Sacramento RiverCats 14, Salt Lake Bees 11
El Paso Chihuahuas 10, Reno Aces 3
Fresno Grizzlies 5, Tacoma Rainiers 4


Southern League

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 2, Chattanooga Lookouts 5

The Lookouts (61-33) defeated the Shrimp (41-53) for the fourth game in a row, with 2,026 in attendance at AT&T Field. Chris Mazza (1-6, 3.23) lost, allowing three earned runs on seven hits and two walks over five innings. Tyler Higgins pitched two shutout relief innings, and Jeff Kinley gave up two runs on three walks and a hit in one inning of work.

John Norwood slapped an RBI-single in the top of the first, and Braxton Lee hit an RBI-groundout in the second to double Jacksonville’s advantage. The Lookouts scored three in the bottom of the frame to take the lead on a Travis Harrison two-RBI-double and a Nick Gordon RBI-single.

Carlos Paulino hit an RBI-sacrifice-bunt and Harrison scored on an Alex Yarbrough error in the eighth to set the 5-2 final score.

Austin Dean hit three singles and scored, Dustin Geiger hit two singles and drew a walk, and David Vidal hit safely twice. The Shrimp were outhit by the Lookouts, 10-to-9.

Elsewhere in the SL

Pensacola Blue Wahoos 4, Mississippi Braves 3
Mobile BayBears 6, Tennessee Smokies 0
Birmingham Barons 6, Biloxi Shuckers 5
Montgomery Biscuits 8, Jackson Generals 3


Florida State League

Jupiter Hammerheads 1, Charlotte Stone Crabs 3

After winning six in a row, the Hammerheads (45-46) lost their second in a row to the Charlotte Stone Crabs (42-47), 3-1 with 343 in attendance at Roger Dean Stadium.

Dillon Peters threw 4 23 shutout innings, allowing three hits and a pair of walks, striking out four. Jose Quijada struck out three in two innings, allowing a hit, and Tyler Kinley (1-1, 2.05) took the loss, giving up three runs in 1 13 innings, on three hits. He struck out two. Ben Holmes pitched a perfect ninth, striking out one.

The Hammerheads notched their run in the second inning on a Brian Schales RBI-single. The score would remain until the top of the eighth, when Ryan Boldt hit a sacrifice fly to tie the score at one, then Kevin Padlo (3) hit a two-run homer to take the lead and set the 3-1 final.

Schales added a single to his total, Mason Davis drew two walks, and Boo Vazquez and John Silviano each hit singles.

Elsewhere in the FSL

Tampa Yankees 6, Florida Fire Frogs 4
Palm Beach Cardinals 7, Lakeland Fire Frogs 5
Fort Myers 6, St. Lucie Mets 3
Dunedin Blue Jays 4, Bradenton Marauders 3
Clearwater Threshers 13, Daytona Tortugas 4


South Atlantic League

Greensboro Grasshoppers 7, West Virginia Power 3

Greensboro (49-41) defeated the Power (39-50), 7-3 with 1,285 in attendance at Appalachian Power Park. Dustin Beggs (8-5, 3.46) earned the win, allowing two earned runs on seven hits and a walk, striking out three in six innings.

Corey Bird hit an RBI-triple in the top of the first and scored on a James Nelson groundout for a 2-0 lead, then Brian Miller hit an RBI-groundout in the second for a 3-0 lead. The Grasshoppers doubled their lead in the fifth, scoring three runs on a dropped ball by center fielder Garrett Brown.

Hunter Owen (10) broke the shutout in the bottom of the fifth by stroking a homer to center field, then added a run in the sixth on a Carlos Munoz RBI-single. Justin Twine made it 7-2 in the seventh on a RBI-single, and the Power scored one in the eighth on an Arden Pabst RBI-single.

Bird finished with a single and a triple, Luis Pintor hit a double and a single, and James Nelson added another single to his total. The Power outhit the Hoppers, 11-to-9.

Elsewhere in the SAL

Charleston RiverDogs 2, Lakewood BlueClaws 1
Augusta GreenJackets 10, Asheville Tourists 9
Lexington Legends 2, Hagerstown Suns 0 (7)
Hagerstown Suns 13, Lexington Legends 2 (7)
Hickory Crawdads 3, Greenville Drive 1
Kannapolis Intimidators 3, Columbia Fireflies 0
Rome Braves 8, Delmarva Shorebirds 3


New York-Penn League

Batavia Muckdogs 8, Tri-City Valleycats 13

558 witnessed the ValleyCats (10-15) jump out to a 12-2 lead by the fourth inning, then hang on for a 13-8 triumph at Dwyer Stadium. Edward Cabrera (0-3, 7.23) lost by giving up six runs on five hits and a walk in 1 23 innings. Ryan McKay allowed four runs in 13 of an inning of relief, on three hits and three walks, ballooning his ERA to 9.26. Travis Neubeck struck out three in two innings.

Offensively, the Muckdogs (10-15) collected 10 hits (to 16 for the ValleyCats). Marcos Rivera led Batavia by hitting two singles and a triple, scoring twice. Alex Jones hit two doubles and collected two RBI, and every starter save one finished with at least one hit.

Elsewhere in the NYPL

Brooklyn Cyclones 2, State College Spikes 1
Staten Island Yankees 7, West Virginia Black Bears 2
Vermont Lake Monsters 6, Auburn Doubledays 3
Williamsport Crosscutters 6, Lowell Spinners 5 (10)
Mahoning Valley Scrappers 5, Hudson Valley Renegades 2
Connecticut Tigers 5, Aberdeen Ironbirds 4


Gulf Coast League

GCL Marlins 7, GCL Mets 3

The Marlins (8-10) topped the Mets (5-11) by a 7-3 final in the GCL at Roger Dean Stadium on Sunday morning. Sean Guenther struck out three and allowed three hits and zero walks over five innings, striking out three. He lowered his ERA to 0.82 for the season. Brady Puckett (1-0, 5.19) earned his first professional decision, and Doug Domnarski pitched a perfect ninth.

Isaac Galloway started things out with a sacrifice fly in the first inning, scoring Gerardo Nunez, but the Mets matched them with a Domingo Martinez RBI-single in the fourth. The clubs traded two runs each in the sixth, the Mets on a Martinez two-RBI-single and the Marlins on a Yeral Encarnacion two-RBI-triple. The Marlins put it all together in the eighth, on a Michael Donadio two-RBI-single and a Demetrius Sims two-RBI-double.

The Marlins doubled up on the Mets in the hit department, 10-to-5, led by Sims three singles. Sean Reynolds hit two singles and scored twice.

Elsewhere in the GCL

Cardinals 6, Astros 2

Dominican Summer League

DSL Marlins (19-16)

The DSL Marlins had the day off.

Elsewhere in the DSL

The DSL all-star game resulted in a 3-2 victory for the NL team. Daniel Paulino was the only Marlin to appear in the game. He went 0-for-2 and played several innings in center field.

Marlins’ Minor Leaguers of the Day


Dillon Peters went 4 23 shutout innings, striking out four and earning no-decision for the Hammerheads.


Marcos Rivera went three-for-four with a triple and crossed the plate three times for Batavia as the Muckdogs dropped a 13-8 decision to Tri-City.

Fish Stripes Top 30 Prospect Watch (dynamic tracker)

#1 James Nelson @WoahitsNelly 2-for-5, one strikeout, one RBI, batting third and hitting .318 for the Grasshoppers.

#2 Braxton Lee @Brax_Lee 1-for-2, solo homer, three walks, .325 batting leadoff with the Jumbo Shrimp.

#3 Trevor Richards @trvrchrds

#4 Brian Anderson @AndersonBrian01 2-for-4, solo homer, one strikeout, .600 in two games with New Orleans.

#5 Dillon Peters @dillypickz 4.2IP, 3H, 0R, 0ER, 2BB 4SO 0HR 0.00ERA starting for Jupiter.

#6 Drew Steckenrider @asteckenrider20

#7 Trevor Rogers @T_Raw1691

#8 Brian Miller @B_Millz05 0-for-3, two walks, two runs, one RBI, .258 leading off for Greensboro.

#9 Jeff Brigham @Jbrigs34

#10 Ben Meyer @BenMeyer28

#11 Mike Kickham @MikeKickham4

#12 Michael King

#13 Boo Vazquez 1-for-4 with a strikeout, hitting .355 batting fifth for the Hammerheads.

#14 Cameron Baranek @CameronB25

#15 John Norwood @Norwood_10 went 1-for-5 with an RBI and two whiffs batting third and hitting .278 for the Jumbo Shrimp.

#16 Tayron Guerrero @TyronGuerrero7

#17 Austin Dean @AustinDean_3 went 3-for-4 with a run and is hitting .296 batting sixth with Jacksonville.

#18 Brian Schales @BrianSchales 2-for-3, one walk, one strikeout, one RBI, .263 batting eighth for the Hammerheads.

#19 Cody Poteet @PoTweet_34

#20 Shao-pin Ho

#21 Riley Mahan @RizzMahan

#22 Joseph Dunand @joedunand

#23 Samuel Castro

#24 Andy Beltre @_beltre2639

#25 Mason Davis @_maeday20 0-for-2, two walks, two strikeouts leading off for Jupiter and hitting .277.

#26 Kyle Barrett @kbarrett_4 0-for-4, one strikeout, .193 batting second for Jacksonville.

#27 Sam Perez @SCPerez_

#28 Sean Reynolds @Sean___Reynolds 2-for-4, two runs, two strikeouts, .286 batting fifth for GCL.

#29 Destin Hood @22_dhood

#30 Stone Garrett @stonegarrett22 went 0-for-4 with a run and a whiff, hitting .186 batting sixth with Jupiter.


At 10:30AM the DSL Dodgers1 (22-13) will host the DSL Marlins (19-16).

At 11:15AM, the Chattanooga Lookouts will look to close out a five-game sweep over the Shrimp. Neither team has designated a starter as of this writing.

Starting at noon, the GCL Astros (9-9) will host the GCL Marlins.

At 6:30PM, the Hammerheads will try to start another winning streak against the Stone Crabs. Scott Squier (2-6, 4.04) will get the start.

The Grasshoppers will look to close out a three-game sweep of the Power in West Virginia at 7:05PM. Starter is still to be determined.

Also at 7:05PM, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers (15-11) will host the first game of a three-game set against the Muckdogs. Alejandro Mateo (0-1, 4.19) will get the start for Batavia.

The Baby Cakes will face the Express at Round Rock starting at 8:05PM. Scott Copeland (6-8, 5.20) will start as the two begin a four-game series.


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