Miami Marlins Post-Series Grades: Maybin I’m Amazed

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 01: Cameron Maybin
MIAMI, FL - APRIL 01: Cameron Maybin /
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MIAMI, FL – MARCH 30: Cameron Maybin /

Cameron Maybin +.316

Cameron Maybin batted fifth in the order in the first game, and came up with two outs and runners on second and third in the first inning. He drew a walk to load the bases (+.030), but was stranded on a JB Shuck groundout. In the fourth, he led off with a single to center field (+.044)) with the score still tied at zero. Maybin flew out to center for the first out of the sixth with a runner on first base (-.055), trailing by a 1-0 margin. In the eighth, he drew another walk with one out and a runner on second (-.025) with the score tied at one. The Marlins lost that one, by an eventual 2-1 final score.

In game two, on Tuesday, Maybin was slotted sixth in the order, and began his night with a runner on first and one out in the second inning. With the scoreboard still at 0-0, he laced a single to left field, moving Justin Bour to second (+.038). He flew out to center to close the fourth, with the bases empty and the score tied at one (-.013). He struck out to lead off the seventh (-.038). With a runner on first and nobody out in the ninth inning, he hit a go-ahead RBI-double to left, scoring Brian Anderson (+.308).

In Wednesday’s game, Maybin again batted sixth. With nobody out and runners at first and second in the second inning, he flew out (-.056). He led off the fourth inning of the still scoreless tie with a double (+.076). In the fifth, he drew a two-out walk with a runner on first (+.026), then scored on Miguel Rojas‘ three-run shot. Maybin struck out with a runner on second for the first out of the seventh (-.016). He flew out to lead off the ninth (-.003).

In total, Maybin was 4-for-10 with three walks, for a .500 on-base percentage for the series.