Caleb Smith was perfect into the sixth inning while Curtis Granderson did it with his bat and with his glove in the Marlins 5-1 victory over the White Sox on Tuesday.
99 games played, but Caleb Smith locked down this one. The lefty rediscovered his command and the Marlins snapped their losing streak. https://t.co/qrsnQloA49— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) July 24, 2019
The Marlins’ official Twitter account warned us Smith was NSFW:
.@CalebASmith12 is NSFW. Not Safe for White Sox. #JuntosMiami pic.twitter.com/hCt1QD86Li— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) July 24, 2019
Before the game, White Sox manager Rick Renteria reflected on his days as, not only one of the original Marlins, but also their ‘secret weapon’:
#WhiteSox manager Rick Renteria talks with @KellySaco about his time playing for the @Marlins.#JuntosMiami #MLB pic.twitter.com/XECpy21BKN— FOX Sports Florida (@FOXSportsFL) July 23, 2019
Hot take: Jorge Alfaro has been worth the J.T. Realmuto trade by himself. The Herald pretty much agrees.
See how Jorge Alfaro has cemented himself as one of top hitting catchers in the #MLB over the last two years.#JuntosMiami ⤵ pic.twitter.com/PeNdzX75bD— FOX Sports Florida (@FOXSportsFL) July 24, 2019
They also have a note on Isan Díaz, why he’s still in the minors, and when we can expect him.
Isan Díaz doesn't always hit homers, but when he comes up short, it's only because he tried the deepest part of the ballpark pic.twitter.com/nFTM6xfZ97— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) July 24, 2019
Michael Hill noted that the Fish are taking the same no-rush approach with Sixto Sanchez.
Baseball America chronicled Garrett Cooper’s career and recent emergence.
The trade deadline nears. Be sure to stay tuned to Fish Stripes for all the latest updates!
8 days, 42 minutes and 57 seconds until the trade deadline pic.twitter.com/zQFDsq0YXc— Fish Stripes (@fishstripes) July 23, 2019