The Marlins minor league system totaled two wins and two losses in action on Tuesday evening.
Recent Roster Moves
SS Devin Hairston assigned to Pensacola from Beloit
SS Demetrius Sims (PNS) placed on 7-day injured list
SS Yelinson Pena assigned to DSL Marlins.
OF Zack Kone was assigned to Beloit from GCL
Miami selected LHP Shawn Morimando’s contract from Jacksonville
The Marlins recalled SS Jose Devers from Jacksonville
CF Starling Marte started a rehab assignment with Jacksonville
C Chad Wallach optioned to Jacksonville
2B Eddy Alvarez (JAX) was placed on the temporarily inactive list
C Luis Arcaya was assigned to Jacksonville from Jupiter
RHP Tommy Eveld was assigned to Jacksonville from Pensacola
3B Connor Justus assigned to Jacksonville from Pensacola
1B Bubba Hollins assigned to the Wahoos from Beloit
RHP Geremy Galindez was assigned to GCL from Jupiter
C Thomas Rowan assigned to Jupiter from GCL
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 5, Durham Bulls 13
By dropping to the Bulls, the Shrimp are now sporting a matching 13-6 record with Durham.
Jacksonville scored first, with a Deven Marrero three-run shot in the second. Luis Marte added a sacrifice fly in the third, followed by Monte Harrison scoring on a wild pitch. That was the last thing that went right for the Shrimp with 3,313 on hand at 121 Financial Ballpark.
Just a friendly reminded to never run on @Team_Harrison3— Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (@JaxShrimp) May 26, 2021
Monte Harrison with a huge throw to the plate to catch a Durham runner and keep the score 5-4 in favor of the good guys! pic.twitter.com/jhVUGbgQBP
After getting through the first four innings without a hitch, Shrimp starter Josh A. Smith coughed up four runs in the fifth. Three Jacksonville relievers fared no better, as Durham scored in each of the final five innings.
Harrison was the lone Shrimp player with more than one hit, a single and a double. Harrison also stole a pair of bases, while Bryson Brigman and Jesús Sánchez stole one each. Game two of the series starts at 7:05 PM.
Pensacola Blue Wahoos 4, Biloxi Shuckers 1
With 1,701 in attendance at MGM Park, the Wahoos topped the Shuckers to go to 12-7 for the season. Biloxi drops to 8-11.
Pensacola opened the scoring in the second with a Lazaro Alonso (2) solo shot. They also scored a single run each over the next three innings, on an RBI-groundout from J.J. Bleday, a Nick Fortes (1) homer, and a Peyton Burdick (5) homer, respectively.
5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K— Pensacola Blue Wahoos (@BlueWahoosBBall) May 26, 2021
Max Meyer drops his ERA to 2.29 with another strong start! pic.twitter.com/R9Y63q5Acm
Max Meyer (2-1, 2.29 ERA) started and lasted five innings, getting 41-of-68 over the plate. Meyer struck out three and allowed a single, a triple, and one walk for no runs. Colton Hock tossed a scoreless ninth inning for his fourth save of the season.
Fortes was the only Wahoo to total more than one hit, collecting a single along with his home run. Biloxi hosts game two of the series later tonight at 7:35 PM. Jake Eder (1-1, 0.60 ERA) starts for the Wahoos.
Beloit Snappers 10, Peoria Chiefs 11
The Snappers and Chiefs totaled 30 hits in their series opener on Tuesday night. With an announced crowd of 263 at Pohlman Field, Zach Owings led both teams with a four-hit night, including a pair of doubles. Will Banfield hit a triple and a home run. Thomas Jones hit a single and a double, while Griffin Conine and Ynmanol Marinez also finished with two hits each.
Zach McCambley put 54-of-71 in the black, striking out seven in 4 2⁄3 innings. Misner, Conine, and Owings also each stole a base in the losing effort. Beloit drops to 10-9 while Peoria improved to 7-12. Beloit hosts game two Wednesday starting at 7:35 PM.
Jupiter Hammerheads 5, Clearwater Threshers 2
Jesus E. Sanchez earned his first win of the season in relief for Jupiter, striking out six in four shutout innings. Justin Sterner saved his third game of the year with a scoreless ninth.
With a closed house at Roger Dean Stadium, the Hammerheads improved to 9-10, dropping Clearwater to the same mark in the process. Victor Mesa Jr. hit a triple and a single, and both Nasim Nuñez and Troy Johnson pitched in with a single and a double.
J.D. Orr knocked the first run in with a second-inning groundout. After Clearwater matched it in the fourth, Federico Polanco knocked in Orr and Nuńez for the lead in the fifth with a single, followed by Mesa’s run-scoring triple. Orr later added another run with a single to score Dalvy Rosario.
Jupiter hosts game two of the series today starting at noon behind Marlins number nine prospect Dax Fulton making his fourth start of the season.
Checking in with the Top 30 MLB Pipeline Prospects
- Sixto Sánchez (JAX IL)
- J.J. Bleday (PEN) 0-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 SO, .511 OPS
- Max Meyer (PEN) 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO, 2.29 ERA, 41-of-68 strikes
- Edward Cabrera (JAX IL)
- Lewin Díaz (JAX) 0-for-2, 2 SO, .733 OPS
- Jesús Sánchez (JAX) 1-for-5, 1 R, .777 OPS, 1 SB
- Braxton Garrett (JAX)
- José Devers (JAX)
- Dax Fulton (JUP)
- Nick Neidert (JAX)
- Victor Mesa Jr. (JUP) 2-for-4, 1 3b, 1 RBI, .757 OPS
- Peyton Burdick (PEN) 1-for-3, 1 HR, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 SO, .811 OPS
- Nasim Nuñez (JUP) 2-for-5, 1 2b, 2 SO, .508 OPS
- Monte Harrison (JAX)
- Kameron Misner (BEL) 1-for-4, 1 2B, 2 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, .585 OPS, 1 SF, 1 SB
- Connor Scott (BEL)
- Kyle Nicolas (BEL)
- Griffin Conine (BEL) 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 RBI, 2 SO, .936 OPS, 1 SB
- José Salas (rookie)
- Yiddi Cappe (rookie)
- Jerar Encarnación (PEN) 0-for-4, 4 SO, .810 OPS
- Jordan Holloway (MIA)
- Zach McCambley (BEL)
- Jake Eder (PEN)
- Eury Pérez (JUP) 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 SO, 1.29 ERA, 21-of-34 strikes
- Evan Fitterer (rookie)
- Paul Campbell (suspended)
- Will Banfield (BEL) 2-for-6, 1 3b, 1 HR, 2 R, 2 RBI, 1 SO, .531 OPS
- Jorge Guzman (MIA IL)
- Osiris Johnson (JUP) 0-for-4, 2 SO, .507 OPS