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The Offishial Show Episode 157: Jazz Chisholm Jr. vs. Zac Gallen

Entering the first head-to-head matchup between Chisholm and Gallen, Ely Sussman reflects on how both of their careers have blossomed since 2019.

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zac Gallen and Miami Marlins infielder Jazz Chisholm Jr. Photos by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images and Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

Three years after being swapped for one another, Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Zac Gallen both look like legitimate candidates for the National League All-Star team. After revisiting the Marlins’ just-completed series against the Mariners (3:10), Ely discusses the immense skills—and minor flaws—that Chisholm and Gallen bring into their first head-to-head matchup on Monday (13:00).

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Enjoy Episode 157!

Through precisely 162 major league games, Chisholm owns a .246/.302/.439 career slash line (103 wRC+) with 24 home runs and 29 stolen bases. He’s been valued at 3.0 wins above replacement by FanGraphs and 3.6 by Baseball-Reference.

Since being traded by the Fish, Gallen has posted a 3.39 earned run average (128 ERA+) in 46 starts, producing 4.2 fWAR/7.0 rWAR.

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