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Our Noticias: Freeman fries Fish, Acuña hit again

Plus, updates from the farm, the latest podcasts, and the week’s Marlins highlights

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In the bigs

Freddie Freeman hit a pair of homers while Dallas Keuchel threw six innings of one-run ball on the way to a 5-1 Braves win Tuesday night.

Ronald Acuña got beaned again by the Marlins, this time by Elieser Hernández on the first pitch of the game. Subdued craziness ensued and Braves manager Brian Snitker got tossed. One wonders whether there will be more drama today.

So is that two middle fingers Hernández gave the Braves Tuesday night?

Around the Minors

We’ll start in AAA, where Nick Neidert dominated.

Sixto Sánchez kept the pace in AA, albeit on a reduced workload as the Fish look to manage his innings.

Jazz Chisholm has been a hot topic since he joined the Marlins organization.

Pitcher List also did a ‘deep dive’ on the talented young prospect. J.J. Bleday and Jordan Holloway two-fer tweet here. And here’s our full minor-league rundown.


On the latest Earning their Stripes pod, we learn Isan Díaz needs an adjustment period, so don’t freak out at a small sample size. (You should rarely freak out at a small sample size.)

Apparently, there is a British podcast on the Marlins. Our own Danny Martinez made an appearance recently. Fish Bites pod talks 10 things the Marlins should have done differently during the rebuild.

Let’s end with some highlights: