Miami Marlins Transactions: Twine, Vesia, Ayarza Promoted
The Miami Marlins transactional wire has remained quiet over the four-day mid-season break. Below the major league level, another 10 transactions have taken place over the last two days.
Isan Diaz got promoted faster than anyone thought he would. David wrote a lot more about it here.
Diaz was promoted from the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp to the New Orleans Baby Cakes yesterday. In his first triple-A game action against the Oklahoma City Dodgers, he was 0-for-3 with a walk.
The Baby Cakes moved Cito Culver to the seven-day disabled list. Culver, a shortstop, is slashing .219/.284/.307 in 67 triple-A games.
Jose Pena, a right-handed pitcher from Guayubin in the Dominican Republic, was assigned from the Baby Cakes to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. Pena had struck out five and allowed just three hits in 8 1/3 innings for New Orleans.
Justin Twine, a third baseman, was promoted from the Jupiter Hammerheads to the Shrimp. He had slashed .235/.276/.354 in 70 contests for Jacksonville, and went two-for-four in his triple-A debut, on Thursday.
Micah Brown, a third baseman out of Lewis-Clark State University in Idaho, was promoted fom the Greensboro Grasshoppers to Jupiter. As a Grasshopper, he was slashing .221/.287/.345 in 74 games. In his first game with the Hammerheads, he went two-for-four.
Rodrigo Ayarza is another Miami Marlins third baseman. On Thursday, he was assigned to the Hammerheads from Greensboro. Ayarza has split 52 games between the Hammerheads and the Grasshoppers this year, slashing a collective .218/.296/.313.
J.C. Millan is a second baseman out of Havana, Cuba. This season, he’s split his time between Miami’s top four levels of the minor leagues, with most of his time with the Grasshoppers. In 42 games, he’s slashing .231/.319/.322. Jupiter placed Millan on the seven-day DL on Thursday afternoon.
For the third time in the last 10 days, Bubba Hollins reported to a new Miami Marlins affiliate. After starting the season with Jupiter and spending a few days with the Muckdogs, he was assigned to the Grasshoppers. Hollins is hitting .200/.278/.265 for the Marlins organization over 25 contests in 2018.
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Gunnar Schubert, a shortstop out of Gonzaga, was the 28th round pick of the Miami Marlins last month. He played eight games with the GCL Marlins then 10 with the Muckdogs, collecting a .313/.371/.453 slashline. After his promotion yesterday to the Grasshoppers, he went two-for-three.
Alex Vesia is a 6’2″, 195 lb. left-handed pitcher from Cal State East Bay. In four appearances with the GCL Marlins, he had gone 1-0 with no earned runs allowed in 8 2/3 innings, with seven strikeouts. Promoted today to the Muckdogs, had struck out three in two shutout innings.
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