Miami Marlins June 23rd Minor League Report
The Miami Marlins topped the Colorado Rockies in Coors Field on Saturday afternoon. Their feeder system was busy too.
Dylan Lee was promoted from the Jupiter Hammerheads to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp.
Sean Guenther was sent from Jupiter down the street to the GCL Marlins for a rehab assignment.
The GCL Marlins activated C Luis Arcaya from the seven-day DL.
Triple-A Pacific Coast League
New Orleans Baby Cakes 1, Memphis Redbirds 2
With 9,062 at AutoZone Park, the Memphis Redbirds handed the Baby Cakes a 2-1 loss. Sandy Alcantara (5-3, 3.71) lasted six innings, allowed six hits, and struck out six. He walked four and allowed two earned runs, earning a 50 GameScore and getting 67-of-106 over the plate.
The Redbirds outhit the Cakes, 10-to-8. Eric Campbell went two-for-three with a walk, and is now hitting .332 for the season. The Redbirds scored single runs in the fourth and in the fifth. New Orleans struck back for one in the ninth on a Tomas Telis RBI-single.
Double-A Southern League
Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp 3, Mississippi Braves 4
The Mississippi Braves hosted the Jumbo Shrimp with 2,423 on hand at Trustmark Park. Jeff Brigham started and struck out nine over six shutout three-hit innings. He walked one batter, earned a 77 GameScore, and put 52-of-75 over the plate. Kyle Keller (1-3, 4.76) earned the loss.
The M-Braves outhit the Shrimp, 10-to-7. No Jacksonville player had a multiple hit game, and only Isan Diaz finished with a multi-base hit, a double. The game was scoreless until the eighth inning. The Shrimp scored on a Monte Harrison RBI-single and a Diaz two-RBI-double. The Braves tied it with three in the bottom of the inning. Alay Lago scored a walkoff RBI-single with one out, scoring Connor Lien.
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High-A Florida State League
Jupiter Hammerheads 0, Tampa Tarpons 5
At George M. Steinbrenner Field with 736 on hand, the hosting Tarpons defeated the Hammerheads, 5-0. Jorge Guzman (0-4, 2.33) lost, striking out four over six innings. He allowed one run on three hits and two walks.
Tampa was outhit 8-to-5. Anfernee Seymour led Jupiter’s offense with a single and a double.
Middle-A South Atlantic League
Greensboro Grasshoppers 5, Hagerstown Suns 4
Jhonny Santos went deep for the fifth time this season, with a three-run shot in the final inning to give the Hoppers a 5-4, come from behind victory.
Greensboro got on the board first when Thomas Jones crossed the plate on a Seth Romero wild pitch. They added a run on a Garvis Lara second inning RBI-double. The Suns got on the board in the fifth on an Armond Upshaw RBI-single. They took the lead in the sixth on an Omar Meregildo RBI-groundout and an Alejandro Flores two-RBI-triple.
Edward Cabrera struck out five in as many innings, earning no decision. He allowed three runs on four hits and three walks. Gabriel Castellanos (1-0, 4.50) blew a save but earned the victory over two relief innings. The Hoppers outhit the Suns 6-5 in what was supposed to be the first game of a seven-inning doubleheader. The second game was cancelled due to rain. Jones finished with a pair of singles to pace Greensboro’s offense.
Rookie Gulf Coast League
GCL Marlins 3, GCL Nationals 0 (5)
In a rain-shortened five-inning contest at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, the GCL Marlins blanked the GCL Nationals.
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Catcher Keegan Fish hit a single and a double, and Milton Smith hit two singles in the win. The Marlins outhit the Nats 7-to-1. Josh Roberson started, and allowed the only Nationals hit in 1 2/3 innings of work. Jared Crescentini (1-0, 0.00) was credited with the win by collecting the final out of the second inning. Sean Guenther struck out two in two perfect innings. Steven Farnworth earned a save, striking out one in a perfect inning of work.
The Marlins scored a first inning run when Daniel Paulino crossed the plate on a Harrison DiNicola double play ball. It turned out to be the game-winner, but Paulino was not credited with an RBI on the play. The Marlins added two in the third on a Walner Espinal two-RBI-double.
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