Luis Arraez won the American League batting title last season and the accomplishment didn't even earn him another season with the Minnesota Twins. The Twins traded the second baseman to the Miami Marlins in the offseason and now Arraez is even better.
The Miami Marlins reinstated right-hander Johnny Cueto (biceps) from the 60-day injured list on Monday. In corresponding moves, the Marlins optioned Sean Reynolds to Triple-A Jacksonville and transferred Jonathan Davis to the 60-day IL.
The Marlins made a few roster moves on Monday, per Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald. Right-hander Johnny Cueto was reinstated from the 60-day injured list, with righty Sean Reynolds optioned to Triple-A in a corresponding move.
Former Tennessee right-handed pitcher Andrew Lindsey fulfilled a dream on Monday, hearing his name called in the 2023 MLB Draft. With the 146th pick in the 2023 MLB Draft, the Miami Marlins selected Lindsey to join their organization.
Ole Miss outfielder Kemp Alderman was selected by the Miami Marlins with the No. 47th overall pick in the second round of the 2023 MLB Draft. Alderman played three seasons at Ole Miss and consistently improved with the Rebels.
Oregon pitcher commit Noble Meyer has heard his name called in the 2023 MLB Draft. The Miami Marlins selected him with the No. 10 overall selection. Meyer played at Jesuit (OR) and committed to Oregon in 2020.
Jorge Soler homered in the first inning and lofted the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the fourth as the Miami Marlins broke the Philadelphia Phillies' 13-game road winning streak with a 5-3 win on Saturday afternoon.
The Philadelphia Phillies might never want to return to Pennsylvania. Left-hander Ranger Suarez (2-3, 3.67 ERA) will start for the Phillies on Saturday afternoon as they visit the Miami Marlins and attempt to win their 14th straight road game, which would be a franchise record.
The Miami Marlins optioned right-hander Eury Perez to Double-A Pensacola on Friday, a move designed to limit the 20-year-old's workload. Perez is 5-3 with a 2.36 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 53 1/3 innings over 11 starts.
It might seem like a strange decision at first blush since the rookie has an excellent 2.36 ERA through his first 11 starts, but it was reported earlier that the club was going to manage the youngster’s innings this year.
The last time I wrote about the Miami Marlins, I did not buy into them as a postseason threat at all. I thought they would fizzle out, meddle in mediocrity for another year, sell at the deadline and torch this fanbase once again.
Watch Miami Marlins facing the St. Louis Cardinals in the last meeting of their four-game series at Marlins Park. The first pitch is scheduled for today, July 6, at 6:30 PM ET, and here, you can find out how to watch this 2023 MLB matchup for free in the US.
It has been stated multiple times that the Marlins are good at developing pitchers. However, as this season has gone on, their most consistent starter has come from an unlikely left-handed pitcher named Braxton Garrett.