It appears Justin Bour is close to joining the big league club after a couple of minor league rehab assignments. Bour was 1-3 last night with two walks. Bour’s return would provide the Marlins with a much needed power boost.
Last night’s game was played in front of a small crowd. While the rest of the MLB is focused on baseball South Florida is preparing for Hurricane Irma. Loria will allow player’s families to travel with them to Atlanta to avoid the storm.
Many people have a problem with Giancarlo Stanton’s contract, some think he’s overpaid, others say that no player should be making that much money. However a recent report by Yahoo describes how Stanton’s historic season is worth $100M.
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Ian Happ tripped over his own bat while running to first base. Welcome to the league Rook; if you mess up, it’s on display for the world to see.