Lopez magnificent for Marlins:
The Marlins were in Cleveland facing off with the the Indians. Pablo Lopez toed the mound for the Fish looking to get things back on track. Carlos Corrasco took the mound for Cleveland. Both pitchers kept the game scoreless until the fifth inning, when Miami would put together some offense against Neil Ramirez. First, catcher, Jorge Alfaro got things started with a solo shot right field. Next, a one out double from Curtis Granderson put the Fish up 2-0. Then, a sacrifice fly from Martin Prado gave the Fish a three run lead. This was the Marlins’ only offense for the game. A two-out RBI single from Tyler Naquin scored Carlos Gonzalez, however this was the Indians’ only run. Miami goes on to win 3-1.
Lopez was magnificent for the Fish, pitching 6.1 innings and allowing just two hits. He even carried a no-hitter into the sixth. Lopez improves to 2-3 on the season. Miami is now just 7-16 on the season.
The Fish are back in action today in Cleveland, looking to sweep the quick two-game series. Miami sends Sandy Alcantara to the bump. He is 1-2 in 2019 with a ERA just over five. Cleveland has not announced a starter at this time. First pitch is at 1:10 p.m.
Dolphins prepping for draft:
The NFL Draft kicks off tomorrow, and it is still cloudy as to who the Dolphins will select in the first round. Initially, the rumor was Miami would take a quarterback, however the latest mock drafts have the Dolphins selecting an edge rusher. What the Dolphins do on draft day is up to general manager, Chris Grier and head coach, Brian Flores.
Canes land Stone:
The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball program announced earlier this week that University of Florida transfer, Keith Stone picked to play at the “U” for his final season of college ball. Stone, a 6’8″ forward, averaged 6.1 points in just 17 games played after suffering a torn ACL. Stone graduates from Florida this summer, but still has a year of eligibility due to being red-shirted in year one.
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