Expect a change of pace when Marlins rookie Trevor Richards faces the Rays on Sunday at 1:10 p.m. ET at Tropicana Field. In his July 14 start against the Phillies, Richards threw his changeup 36.7 percent of the time, according to Inside Edge. The MLB average is 15.1 percent. Chris Archer goes for Tampa Bay.
Pablo Lopez delivered the best start of his young career and helped the Marlins top the Rays on Saturday. Lopez allowed just three hits and one earned run, a solo shot to Joey Wendle. Cameron Maybin added an insurance homer in the seventh for Miami, giving Kyle Barraclough enough breathing room to close out the […]
Right-hander Sandy Alcantara is continuing to make steady progress in his throwing program and is scheduled to start his rehab assignment on Monday for the Class A Advanced Jupiter Hammerheads at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium.
Tropicana Field was treated to a pitchers' duel early, as Dan Straily and Nathan Eovaldi matched efforts in a tie game through six innings. But Derek Dietrich's second homer of the night propelled a five-run seventh inning for Miami. Mallex Smith's three-run triple in the ninth made things interesting until Daniel Robertson struck out with […]