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The Offishial Show Episode 95: Día de Sixto

Ely will have his eye on Sixto Sánchez Monday afternoon as the Marlins top prospect pitches in his first-ever spring training game.

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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Sixto Sanchez (73) delivers a pitch in the 1st inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Marlins Park Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Half of the Marlins’ 2021 Grapefruit League schedule is in the books. Ely Sussman highlights key player performances from Friday’s win and Saturday’s loss (2:29), then turns the discussion to dynamic right-hander Sixto Sánchez (14:00). After a pair of unlucky setbacks, the 22-year-old is all cleared to build up for a starter’s workload, beginning with Monday’s matchup against the Houston Astros. Ely shares his reasons for optimism...as well as several red flags.

Enjoy Episode 95!

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