Miami Marlins: Grading the Fish in Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 20: Miguel Rojas #19 of the Miami Marlins hits a two-run home run in the seventh inning during the game against the Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park on May 20, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - MAY 20: Miguel Rojas #19 of the Miami Marlins hits a two-run home run in the seventh inning during the game against the Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park on May 20, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images) /
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CINCINNATI, OH – MAY 5: Starlin Castro #13 of the Miami Marlins hits an RBI double during the eighth inning of the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on May 5, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Miami defeated Cincinnati 6-0. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images) /

Starlin Castro -.002

Starlin Castro batted third on Friday, and struck out for the second out of the first inning with J.T. Realmuto standing on first (-.028). He flew out for the second out of the fourth (-.020). With Realmuto on third and one out in the sixth, Castro hit an RBI-double (+.077). Starlin added a single to left to lead off the ninth inning (+.011).

On Saturday, Castro again batted in the third spot in the lineup. He struck out with a runner at first for the second out of the opening frame (-.028). Then, he grounded out to end the third (-.011). He flew out to start the sixth (-.024), and grounded out to end the eighth (-.002).

Castro batted cleanup in the finale. He had batted third in every start but two this year, also batting cleanup on May 13th. He flew out with a runner on first to end the first inning (-.022). Castro doubled to left field with the bases empty in the fourth (+.062), scoring a little later on Miguel Rojas’ single. Later in the inning, he flew out with two runners on base to end the six-run-frame (-.008). Castro forced out Realmuto to end the sixth (-.005). He struck out with two runners on for the second out of the eighth inning (-.007).

Grade: B-

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