Monday, September 25, 2023

The Marlins chose Jorge Soler over Atlanta

Miami Marlins (77-72) are competing for a wildcard spot in the Bundesliga. Miami is the first team in the National League East to defeat Atlanta Braves in a series this year and is currently half a game behind Arizona and Cincinnati in the race for the league’s third and final wild card. In this context, a man like Jorge Soler It is fundamental to the fish’s offense.

Jorge Soler returns to Miami

This morning, the South Florida team announced several changes to its roster. The most important of these is the activation of slugger Jorge Soler from the 10-day injured list, making him available for the third game against Bravos.

Soler was only on the injured list for a short time after suffering a minor oblique strain. This season, the 31-year-old has hit 35 home runs in 532 plate appearances.

Instead, Dane Myers returned to Triple-A Jacksonville. The 27-year-old hit .269/.286/.358 in 70 plate appearances with the club Big leagues this season.

Another important step was the activation of the Cuban-American starter Chi Chi Gonzalez. González returns to the Marlins’ active roster after being claimed off waivers earlier this season.

The 31-year-old posted a 6.07 ERA, 1.59 WHIP and 71/34 K/BB ratio in 121.2 innings with Triple-A Jacksonville and will likely be seen out of the bullpen in low-responsibility situations come.

In the appropriate movement Josh Simpson He was traded to Triple-A Jacksonville. Simpson is returning to the minors and has not yet debuted there Big leagues. In Triple-A, the 26-year-old posted a 4.50 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and a 55/22 K/BB ratio in 23 appearances (32 innings).

The lefty from Miami, Jesus Luzardo, will be the starter of this Sunday’s game. His team is 17-12 when he opens, but last Monday, in his last start, Marlins they lost 12-0 against Milwaukee Brewers.

Luzardo He allowed a season-high 10 hits and six earned runs, his second-highest total of the year. The left-hander (9-9, 3.82 ERA) will be looking for that change at home this Sunday as he looks for a three-game win Bravos.

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