Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez continued his march towards National League Rookie of the Year Tuesday night throwing seven scoreless innings in Kansas City. The young right-hander had a good seat to watch Christian Yelich single home the go-ahead run with one out in the 10th inning, giving the Marlins a 1-0 victory.
Miami Marlins rookie outfielder Marcell Ozuna was placed on the disabled list dating back to July 23 due to a thumb injury.
Christian Yelich went 3 for 4 with two RBIs in his major league debut and impressive rookie Jose Fernandez tossed seven strong innings, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
The Miami Marlins continued their youth movement Monday by sending Marcell Ozuna and Derek Dietrich down to the minor leagues and calling up top prospect Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick.
While the calendar turning over from June to July won’t even register as a blip for most people, for the Miami Marlins it’s the end of one of the most successful months the team has seen in the last two years.
Lost amidst the celebration of the Miami Heat’s back-to-back championships is the other professional team currently in season in South Florida, the Miami Marlins.
The Miami Marlins major league squad is expected to be bad this year, but the hope is that several key players in the minors will help the team succeed in the future. But, several of those players are starting the season on the disabled list.