Last night’s game:
The Marlins scored six runs Tuesday night, but their arms were no match for Braves rookie Ronald Acuña, who hit two home runs, including a leadoff shot for the third straight game. Marlins fans are not going to enjoy having this guy in their division for the next decade. And manager Don Mattingly is probably inclined to agree.
.@Marlins manager Don Mattingly talks about battling back to take the lead after giving up 2 home runs in the first inning, struggling to contain Ronald Acuna Jr., and the 10-6 loss. #JustGettinStarted #MLB pic.twitter.com/ksHO08lEsx— FOX Sports Florida (@FOXSportsFL) August 15, 2018
Elsewhere in Marlins Nation:
The Fish pulled off another trade, sending Omar Despaigne to the Angels for cash considerations.
Y’all still awake?!— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) August 15, 2018
Marlins traded Odrisamer Despaigne to Angels for cash to open a 40-man spot.
In the wake of these transactions, MLB.com gives us the best August deal every made by each team.
Public Safety Announcement:
Let this be your reminder not to stand in the way of a Tayron Guerrero fastball:
Tayron Guerrero just hit 104 MPH.— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) August 14, 2018
It's *clears throat* lit. ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/UgOfSkRJrD
It wasn’t just a freak occurrence either, as catcher Bryan Holaday will attest.
With all that Guerrero heat added to an already hot summer, first base coach Perry Hill has tips for staying cool out there: