Steven Ames was released from the Zephyrs. Ryan Fisher and Collin Cargill were released from the Double-A Jacksonville Suns in the Southern League. Cody Keefer was released from the High-A Jupiter Hammerheads in the Florida State League.
Cameron Flynn was released from the Hammerheads. Nick White was released from the Single-A Greensboro Grasshoppers in the South Atlantic League.
The Marlins signed Vance Worley to a minor league deal and purchased the contract of Tyler Moore from the newly renamed New Orleans Baby Cakes. They also placed Odrisamer Despaigne (strained left oblique), Martin Prado (strained hamstrings), and Jeff Locke (left arm tendinitis) on the 10-day disabled list.
Worley, who once placed third in the National League Rookie of the Year Award voting in 2011 with the Philadelphia Phillies, held down a rotation spot for the Marlins a dozen times in 2017. He was 2-6, with a 6.91 ERA, a 1.800 WHIP, and 50 whiffs in 71 2/3 innings.
Red Sox 7, Marlins 3
Starlin Castro had three hits, and Brian Anderson hit his first homer of the season in defeat for the Marlins with 11,113 in the house at Marlins Park. Cameron Maybin and Lewis Brinson also pitched in with multiple hits.
Trevor Richards (0-1, 10.38) took the loss for the Marlins, giving up five runs on eight hits and a walk in 4 1/3 innings. He struck out five. Junichi Tazawa struck out a batter over 1 2/3 relief innings.
The Miami Marlins signed Josh Roeder and Josh Hart to minor league deals. They designated Severino Gonzalez for assignment, and purchased Trevor Richards’ contract from the also renamed Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp.
Mets 6, Marlins 5
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With 5,934 present at Marlins Park, the Mets dropped the Fish, 6-5. Starlin Castro led the way with three hits to include his second homer of the season. The Marlins totaled 16 hits altogether, including three from Lewis Brinson and a pair each from Brian Anderson and Martin Prado.
Elvis Araujo was assigned to the Jumbo Shrimp, and Matt Snyder was sent down to the minors. Snyder has since joined the Marlins coaching staff as hitting coach with the Single-A Clinton LumberKings in the Midwest League.