Grading the Marlins: Miami Wins 1-of-3 Against Bucs

PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 08: Trevor Richards
PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 08: Trevor Richards /
7 of 9
Miami Marlins
MIAMI, FL – APRIL 15: Junichi Tazawa /

Junichi Tazawa -.009

Junichi Tazawa pitched  perfect ninth inning on Friday to preserve a lead in a non-save situation. With a five-run head start, he induced Josh Bell (+.004) and David Freese (+.002) to fly out. He then struck out Corey Dickerson (+.000) to end the game.

In Sunday’s game, Tazawa came into the game in the top of the ninth and looking at a 6-3 deficit. He allowed Starlin Marte a leadoff homer (-.018) and a Bell single (-.002). He then got Dickerson to line into a double play (+.005) and struck out Francisco Cervelli (+.001).

Tomas Telis -.010

Tomas Telis struck out in his pinch hit appearance on Friday with a man on second and one out (-.011). On Saturday, he flew out to center for the second out of the seventh (-.028). He recorded a hit in Sunday’s game, singling to left with one out in the fifth (+.029).

Dillon Peters -.039

Dillon Peters pitched the opener and earned the victory for the Marlins. He struck out three and allowed four hits and two walks in six innings of work. His .046 WPA as a pitcher was dragged down by his performance as a hitter (-.085).

Odrisamer Despaigne -.042

Odrisamer Despaigne only appeared in the series finale, striking out three in two innings. He allowed two runs on three hits and didn’t walk anyone.