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Earning Their Stripes: June 12, 2021

Miami’s top four minor league affiliates were in action on Saturday.

Recent Transactions

6/12

LHP (MIA) Trevor Rogers placed on the 10-day IL.

LF Zach Zehner signed to a minor league deal and assigned to Jacksonville.

RHP Preston Guilmet selected to join the Marlins from Jacksonville.

LF Davis Bradshaw assigned to Jupiter from Jacksonville.

RF Ashton Easley (JUP) placed on the 7-day IL.

6/11

LHP Mason Melotakis signed a minor league deal with Miami and was assigned to Jacksonville.

RHP Edgar Sanchez (JUP) placed on 7-day IL.

RHP Josan Mendez promoted from GCL (rookie) to Jupiter.

6/10

LHP Jefry Yan assigned to Jupiter.

Marlins signed RHP Oscar Araba to a minor league deal.

6/9

2B Eddy Alvarez (JAX) activated from the temporarily inactive list

LHP Eric Stout signed with Miami and assigned to Jacksonville

1B J.D. Osborne assigned to Pensacola from Jacksonville

1B Lewin Díaz was recalled to from Pensacola to join Miami

Marlins placed 1b Garrett Cooper on the 10-day IL

6/8

Marlins placed LHP Daniel Castano on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder impingement.

Marlins recalled LHP Braxton Garrett from Jacksonville.

The Jumbo Shrimp placed RHP Brett Eibner on the 7-day injured list.

RHP Jose Mesa Jr. was assigned to the Jumbo Shrimp from the Blue Wahoos.

LHP Sean Guenther got promoted from Pensacola to Jacksonville.

RHPs Tyler Mitzel & Josh Roberson promoted from Beloit to Pensacola.

RHP Justin Evans promoted from Jupiter to Beloit.

RHP Joey Steele assigned from Beloit to Jupiter.

LHP Andrew Nardi promoted to Beloit from Jupiter.

RHP Justin Sterner promoted to Beloit from Jupiter.

RHP Edgar Sanchez promoted to Jupiter from GCL.

6/7

Marlins recalled LHP Daniel Castano from Jacksonville.

Marlins optioned CF Lewis Brinson to Jacksonville.

RHP Tanner Andrews (PNS) placed on the seven day IL.

6/6

The Jumbo Shrimp sent RHP Edward Cabrera to the Hammerheads for rehabilitation.

Miami outrighted SS Luis Marte to Jacksonville.


Triple-A

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 8, Norfolk Tides 7 (10 innings)

With 7,570 on hand at 121 Financial Ballpark, the hometown Jumbo Shrimp walked off with an 8-7 victory.

Bryson Brigman got the Shrimp off to an early lead with his second homer of the season, a solo shot in the bottom of the first inning. Chad Wallach doubled their lead in the fourth with an RBI-single.

Still leading, 2-1 in the fifth, Jesús Sánchez smacked his ninth homer of the season, a two-run shot that went 508 feet. The lead wouldn’t last. The Tides scored five runs between the sixth and the seventh to take a 6-4 lead into the ninth inning.

Santiago Chavez got the Shrimp back into it with a game-saving one-out two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth. After the Tides scored their runner from second in the top of the 10th, Deven Marrero ended it with a bases-loaded two-run single in the bottom of the inning.

Sanchéz led the Jacksonville offense with a single, a double, and a homer. Brigman, Marrero, and Corey Bird each finished with a pair of hits.

Sean Guenther pitched the 10th and earned the victory, his first at the Triple-A level. Tomorrow’s finale starts at 12:35 PM, with Shawn Morimando (0-2, 6.75) taking his turn on the hill.


Double-A

Pensacola Blue Wahoos 1, Chattanooga Lookouts 6

The Blue Wahoos lost by a 6-1 final with 2,517 on hand at AT&T Field. Jake Eder (1-2, 1.26) took the loss, striking out five and allowing four runs (three earned) over six innings. Eder got 62-of-88 over the plate.

Despite losing by five runs, the Wahoos managed to collect 10 hits (to 11 for Chattanooga). J.J. Bleday got his average above the .200 mark for the first time since the start of the season by going three-for-five with a double. Demetrius Sims and Nick Fortes also pitched in with two hits a piece.

Jerar Encarnacíon helped Pensacola avoid the shutout with a ninth inning sacrifice fly, bringing Burdick home for the Wahoos only run of the game. The series finale happens tomorrow starting at 2:15 PM, with Brandon Leibrandt (1-3, 8.17) taking a turn in the rotation.


High-A

Beloit Snappers 1, Cedar Rapids Kernels 5

Bryan Hoeing started and pitched six innings against the Kernels with 620 in attendance at Pohlman Field.

Hoeing struck out four and walked zero, but allowed four runs on nine hits, getting 64-of-97 over the plate. Jake Walters relieved him and struck out four batters in two innings.

Offensively, only Ricky Aracena finished the game with more than one hit, a pair of singles. Aracena also stole a base in the losing effort, his 16th this season.

The Snappers scored their run with a Zack Kone RBI-groundout in the sixth inning. Beloit will get their last crack at Cedar Rapids today starting at 3:05 PM.


Low-A

Jupiter Hammerheads 0, Fort Myers 1

A pitcher’s duel was on tap for the 671 in attendance at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium.

Edward Cabrera made his second rehab start, and was light’s out fantastic. He struck out eight in three innings, allowing two hits, no walks, and zero runs. Reliever M.D. Johnson struck out six in 5 13 innings to follow, but also walked seven and gave up the game’s only run on a ninth-inning RBI-groundout.

Diowill Burgos hit a double, as the Sharks were limited to a total of three hits in the game. Federico Polanco and J.D. Orr also hit safely in the contest. The series finale, starring Matt Givin (1-2, 2.39) will start in today’s contest beginning at noon.