New Marlins Game Recap
- Vote your favorite Marlins position players to the 2021 MLB All-Star Game.
- FiveThirtyEight gives the Marlins a 50% chance to win their series opener against the Blue Jays.
- Edward Cabrera excelled in his first Double-A outing of the season, though he’s not yet fully stretched out as a starter.
- ESPN’s latest MLB mock draft matches the Marlins with Ole Miss right-hander Gunnar Hoglund.
- Fenway Park and Wrigley Field have been MLB venues for more than a century, yet Zach Thompson is only the fourth pitcher ever to visit them for his first two career road starts. Thank you, interleague play.
- For Father’s Day, Topps created a special card for Trevor Rogers and his old man.
- Players who participated in the Marlins’ annual rookie coffee run: Thompson, Rogers, Jazz Chisholm Jr., Zach Pop, Anthony Bender, Cody Poteet, Lewin Díaz, Jesús Sánchez and Luis Marté.
- Sánchez has posted the third-highest average exit velocity in the majors since 2020, trailing only Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge (min. 50 PA). According to Baseball Savant, the home run he hit on Saturday would not have been gone in any of the other major league ballparks.
- Ben Palmer of Pitcher List recommends starting Jazz and avoiding Jesús Aguilar in fantasy baseball this week.
- On this day 20 years ago, Derrek Lee spoiled John Rocker’s final outing as a member of the Braves.
- It’s still a wide open race for the June 2021 Fish Picks prize! Check out the full leaderboard. The grand prize is a 305 Cafecito Candle from our partners at 305 Candles.
- Next up in Hector Rodriguez’s series of MLB Draft profiles: Miami University RHP Sam Bachman.
- Congratulations to Kim Ng on cracking the Forbes 50 Over 50 list, selected from a pool of more than 10,000 nominees.
- And congrats to Luís Madero who’s on the Venezuelan national baseball team’s roster this week for their Olympic qualifier.
- Regardless of the shutout loss, I hope you all enjoyed Father’s Day.
WHO DID IT BEST. A THREAD: #HappyFathersDay pic.twitter.com/4Mi3O0dq1l— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) June 20, 2021
The Marte kiddos pic.twitter.com/cSaZmdtVKC— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) June 20, 2021
Little Miss Detwiler ☺️ pic.twitter.com/jdbT2K10y2— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) June 20, 2021