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Offishial news, 7/5/21: Rogers gets All-Star nod; ballpark back at full capacity

The latest Miami Marlins coverage coming off a holiday weekend.

Trevor Rogers #28 of the Miami Marlins in action against the Philadelphia Phillies during a game at Citizens Bank Park Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images

New Marlins Game Recap

New Fish Stripes Podcast

  • FiveThirtyEight gives the Marlins a 37% chance to win their series opener against the Dodgers.
  • Zach Thompson has begun his MLB career with 31 strikeouts through five games. Dontrelle Willis (34) is the only pitcher in Marlins history to rack up more K’s in his first five.
  • Joe Dunand and Monte Harrison are expected to come off the injured list for Triple-A Jacksonville after a week rehabbing with Low-A Jupiter. Dunand went 2-for-14 (.343 OPS) at the plate on rehab; Harrison went 4-for-16 (.743 OPS).
  • Troy Johnston leads all Marlins minor leaguers in hits and runs batted in this season. Johnston joins Swimming Upstream to explain his growth since being a late-round 2019 draft pick and his newfound power-hitting.
  • First-time MLB All-Star Trevor Rogers unsurprisingly continues to hold the top spot among National League players on Baseball America’s Rookie of the Year watch.

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  • LoanDepot Park returns to open, full-capacity seating this week. Homestand highlights include postgame fireworks on Monday, a Venezuelan Heritage celebration on Saturday and the season’s first Bark at the Park game on Sunday.