Miami Marlins: Winners and Losers vs Phillies
Jarlin Garcia +.162
Jarlin Garcia has been a revelation to the 2018 Miami Marlins. He ranks second in the National League with a 1.09 ERA, fourth in the league with a 0.848 WHIP, and tops the circuit with just 4.091 hits allowed per nine innings.
In Miami’s series against the Phillies, Garcia started in game two. He struck out three in six innings, allowing five hits and a walk for one run. Incredibly, the five hits he surrendered was the most he has in any appearance this year. It was his third quality appearance in four starts, His other start would see him yield one hit in five innings.
Can Garcia keep this up? He hasn’t finished with a negative-WPA in any of his six contests this season, and has appeared in this series-closing article series as a top player five times.