Last night’s game:
*Danny Zuko voice* Oh, Sandy... pic.twitter.com/eYXkBJ0ebF— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) September 6, 2018
Sandy Alcantara, making just his second big-league start and first since spending two months on the disabled list, fired seven scoreless innings, and Austin Dean drove in both the Marlins’ runs for a 2-1 win over the Phillies.
WATCH: Sandy Alcantara throws 6 strikeouts in 7 scoreless innings. #JustGettinStarted #MLBhttps://t.co/tltb8JH0Sq— FOX Sports Florida (@FOXSportsFL) September 6, 2018
Manager Don Mattingly talked about Alcantara’s “power stuff” and his future role in the rotation:
"That was some power stuff right there."— FOX Sports Florida (@FOXSportsFL) September 6, 2018
-@Marlins manager Don Mattingly on Sandy Alcantara's 7 scoreless innings and other contributors in the series win over the Philadelphia Phillies.#JustGettinStarted #MLB pic.twitter.com/poEojfdSOs
Lost in the series win over the Phils is Brian Anderson’s big-time slump.
Elsewhere in Marlins Nation:
As the minor league season comes to a close, MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro gives a state of the union for top Marlins prospects such as Monte Harrison, Jorge Guzman and Isan Diaz.
And as September provides one final look at the roster heading into the offseason, the front office has J.T. Realmuto and Lewis Brinson at the top of their list.
Another dilemma facing Jeter and Co is: what to do with HR sculpture?
So you say you want the home run sculpture gone, huh? But what would the Marlins use that space for instead?— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) September 5, 2018
The Fish Stripes Slack roundtable sees an opportunity to engage more kids and celebrate the team's history https://t.co/tJGhSDSKKS
The Fish are off Thursday but on Friday, they will take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh at 7:05 p.m. Dan Straily (5-6) takes the hill against Chris Archer (4-7).