Last night’s game
Trevor Richards had been excellent prior to surrendering the home run, and still finished with a solid line.
New career high 16 swinging strikes for Trevor Richards. Most of em on that signature pitch of his...— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) August 9, 2018
5.2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 7 K (97 pitches) pic.twitter.com/EsUKVpOFDz
“El Profe” spoke after the game:
Mattingly was forced to address Carpenter’s insane hitting:
The Sun-Sentinel has three takeaways from the game.
The Marlins’ boss spoke on a variety of other topics, too: the team’s recent funk, the recently-promoted prospects and the improvements in the farm system. He later joined the Fox Sports booth for a bit.
.@Marlins CEO Derek Jeter joins @hollytime28 and @SeverinoMLB in the broadcast booth to discuss the progress of the current season and how the Marlins respond to adversity. #JustGettinStarted #MLB pic.twitter.com/JE6zZkNTUd— FOX Sports Florida (@FOXSportsFL) August 9, 2018
Meet Tristan Pompey
The Marlins got a first-round talent with the No. 89 pick in June’s draft. Outfielder Tristan Pompey has progressed rapidly to High-A Jupiter, producing from both sides of the plate (.317/.432/.423 overall).
Ian met him on Wednesday afternoon for a one-on-one conversation about his Canadian roots, experience at the University of Kentucky and professional goals. Check it out!