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Miami Marlins links, 9/13/18: Let’s not play two.

A hittable Richards and an untouchable Wheeler made for a bad combination. Plus, all your Marlins links.

Miami Marlins v New York Mets - Game One Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

Last night’s game:

It was that kind of night, starting with a 5.5-hour rain delay and the cancellation of the second game of the double-header.

Then, after finally getting the okay at 9:45, Trevor Richards got rocked for a second straight outing, giving up six runs (four earned) in five innings while Zach Wheeler was Richards’ polar opposite, hurling eight shutout frames.

Mattingly had to deal with the media after a tough day:

Elsewhere in Marlins Nation:

Now that Dan Straily is out for the season, the Marlins will go back to a five-man rotation for the rest of the season.

The Marlins instructional league opened yesterday in Jupiter.

Finally, in today’s “Oh, you don’t say?” files, if you ask former Marlins president David Samson, hindsight is 20/20.

Up next:

Let’s try two…again. Sandy Alcantara (2-0) attempts to stay undefeated in his third career start while opposed by Steven Matz (5-11) at 3:10 p.m. Yesterday’s starters for the second game remain the same. Twenty minutes after the first game ends, Jeff Brigham (0-1) takes the hill for the Fish against Jason Vargas (5-9) of the Mets.