Four of Miami’s six runs came in a very improbable fifth inning:
The Marlins scored four runs on five batted balls in the fifth. Hit probability, per Statcast, for those five batted balls:— Tim Healey (@timbhealey) April 11, 2018
85 percent (Bour homer)
Mattingly, understandably, spoke frustrated…ly:
In the News:
The Marlins attempting to claim corporate citizenship in the British Virgin Islands has once again invited scorn upon the franchise:
Has any sports hero moved into ownership and destroyed his brand faster than Derek Jeter? Holy Cow! Now hiding behind a foreign holding company to avoid Marlins team debts to taxpayers! https://t.co/rlONYruZN8— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) April 10, 2018
But it also brought a little humour:
Marlins closed roof because of weather. I dunno, forecast looks good to me. ♂️ pic.twitter.com/0kwsyhGvtB— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) April 10, 2018
Speaking of heat, Marlins prospect Edward Cabrera was throwing some in the high 90’s. Apparently, he's got a sweet curve, too.
Other Marlins prospects are off to good starts, too. You can scroll down a ways in this article to see an update on the Marlins’ 2017 draft class.
DID YOU KNOW: Brian Anderson has more walks than strikeouts in 2018. José Reyes (63 BB/56 K in 2012) was the last Marlins player to do that in a qualified season.— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) April 10, 2018
That’s our very random stat of the day. pic.twitter.com/YTcGVOBCZq
Jarlin Garcia makes his first career start today. He’ll face off against Zack Wheeler. Here’s how the teams match up against those two starters.
Finally, have you heard about the Miami Marlins name game that’s sweeping the nation?
Your Miami Marlins name is whatever name you select at random off the Miami Marlins' roster. I'm Braxton Lee.— Ted Berg (@OGTedBerg) April 11, 2018
I’m Miguel Rojas! Tell me which Marlin you are in the comments.