The Marlins hosted the Arizona Diamondbacks for Throwback Weekend at Marlins Park, taking 3 out of 4 games before hosting the 1st place Minnesota Twins. Behind solid starts from Sandy Alcantara, Eliser Hernandez, and Caleb Smith helped propel the Fish. Caleb Smith, amid the trade rumors, had 9 strikeouts against the D'Backs on Monday to raise his value even higher among suitors. Reports claim the Marlins will only part with Caleb Smith if the return is unbelievable.
Miguel Rojas as well has a huge series hitting a Home Run in 3 straight games. Harold Ramiez has hit a stride with2 Hr, 5 Runs, and 6 RBI in his last 7 games.
The Marlin's welcome the Twins starting tonight in Marlin's Park. Rookie Zac Gallen (1-2 2.76 ERA), coming off his best start as of yet, will be on the mound facing Jake Odorizzi (11-5, 3.84 ERA)