Adam Conley tossed seven shutout innings and Giancarlo Stanton continued his torrid July with two home runs, but Justin Bour and Miguel Rojas each suffered injuries that may land each on the disabled list.
While Stanton threw out two runners with pinpoint-accurate throws on Sunday, Koehler’s throwing misfire on a potential inning-ending double play came back to haunt him in the Marlins’ 6-3 setback to the Reds.
Mikey Garcia will take on Adrien Broner in the super-lightweight fight Saturday night in Brooklyn, New York. During the buildup to Saturday’s bout, there is a welcomed absence of the freak show atmosphere provided by Mayweather and McGregor.
A staple in the Marlins’ rotation in 2016, Adam Conley has spent the better part of this season toiling in the minors. Conley is working to prove he can still be the consistent starting pitcher the Marlins expected him to become.
MLB All-Star Week was Thursday, July 6-Tuesday, July 11 in Miami-Dade County, and FanFest was one of the highlights with past and present Major Leaguers at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Florida Marlins 2003 World Series hero Alex Gonzalez led a kids’ clinic on the indoor field at FanFest on Tuesday, July 11.
Giancarlo Stanton homered in his first at-bat for the third consecutive game and tied Aaron Judge for the major-league lead on Wednesday. But Stanton took no pleasure in the accomplishment following another disappointing loss to the Phillies.