Marlins Game Coverage
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- Tuesday’s minor league scores: Triple-A Jacksonville won, 7-6 (F/11); Double-A Pensacola won, 9-8; High-A Beloit lost, 7-3; Low-A Jupiter won, 4-3 (F/10). Avisaíl García (Jacksonville) went 0-for-5 with three strikeouts in his latest rehab game. Completely different story for teammate Troy Johnston, who stuffed the box score with two homers, a double and a walk. Zach King (Pensacola) had his best start as a Blue Wahoo (5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K).
- Anthony Bender underwent Tommy John surgery on Tuesday as scheduled. After throwing off flat ground, Braxton Garrett (oblique strain) is on track for a bullpen session later this week. It’s still unclear whether Jazz Chisholm Jr. (stress fracture in his back) will be able play again this season. He’ll be re-evaluated next week in hopes of resuming baseball activities.
- Mere minutes prior to Tuesday’s game, Rays ace Shane McClanahan suffered a left shoulder impingement. He’s expected to go on the injured list.
- Wyatt VanDyke delivers his weekly roundup of Marlins MiLB transactions and selects August players of the month from each affiliate.
- On Fish Stripes LIVE, we covered the movement to unionize minor leaguers (in addition to the usual Marlins topics).
- FanGraphs gives the Marlins a 46.3% chance to win their series finale against the Rays.
- Sandy Alcantara ranks fifth, Pablo López ranks 42nd, Jesús Luzardo ranks 46th, Edward Cabrera ranks 51st and Trevor Rogers ranks 100th on The List of top starting pitchers for fantasy baseball created by Nick Pollack of Pitcher List.
- Paige Leckie of MLB.com learned that Cabrera’s strange pitch selection on Sunday was an intentional adjustment to him not having a feel for his changeup.
- Old friend Zac Gallen made his fifth straight scoreless start, spanning 34 1⁄3 innings pitched. He lowered his WHIP to 0.94, which is the lowest among National League qualifiers.
- Aaron Judge launched his 51st home run. Keep in mind that nobody else in the majors has more than 36.
- The Marlins’ 55-74 record puts them only two wins ahead of last season’s pace. How do you think they’ll finish?