Jazz Chisholm s two-out, two-run single in the fourth inning put the Miami Marlins ahead to stay, and they beat the Atlanta Braves for the fourth time in five meetings this year, winning 4-3. Sandy Alcantara allowed two runs in six innings. Yimi García, the Marlins’ fifth pitcher, worked around a leadoff single and a two-out walk in the ninth, striking out Austin Riley to end the game for his 11th save.
Kyle Wright, SP: 1 2⁄3 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 2 K, 4.05 ERA Dylan Lee, RP: 1 1⁄3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1.93 ERA Yoan Lopez 1 1⁄3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 0 K, 3.38 ERA) It was a fairly dumb rain-delayed game for Gwinnett as the conditions were bad and the result wasn’t awesome either as the bullpen faltered late and the Stripers fell by the score of 4-3 (sound familiar?
As spring gives way to summer, Major League Baseball could be headed for an interesting trade deadline. There are a number of factors that could play a part in trade discussions for teams looking to strengthen themselves for the stretch run. The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal examined some of those factors in a notes column Friday.