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Marlins SP Sandy Alcantara (forearm) will make a rehab start Thursday with Triple-A Jacksonville. (Source: Craig Mish on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Alcantara could return to the Marlins in time for the end of the regular season if he avoids any setbacks Thursday. The 28-year-old has tossed a couple of side sessions recently without any pain.

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Garrett delivered an impressive performance on Tuesday, shutting down the Mets over six innings of work.

Fantasy Impact: He allowed just five hits and didn't issue a single walk, resulting in zero earned runs. The left-hander also recorded seven strikeouts, showcasing his ability to miss bats. With this outing, Garrett's season stats now include a 3.53 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP, solidifying his status as a reliable fantasy option. His 8.9 K/9 and 5.70 strikeout-to-walk ratio further highlight his effectiveness on the mound. Fantasy managers should feel confident deploying Garrett in their lineups moving forward.

Category: Game Recaps

With 33 home runs and 75 RBI on the season, Burger has established himself as a power threat and run producer, making him a valuable asset in fantasy leagues.

Fantasy Impact: While his batting average sits at .247, his strong performance in this game shows that he has the potential to make a significant impact down the stretch. Fantasy owners should continue to rely on Burger for his power and run production as the season winds down.

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Jorge Soler had a solid performance in Sunday's game, going 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored, including a home run.

Fantasy Impact: This strong outing adds to his season-long stats, which now include 36 home runs and 73 RBI in 127 games played. While Soler's batting average remains at .243, his power numbers continue to impress, making him a valuable fantasy asset in the home run and RBI categories.

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Jazz Chisholm Jr. had a solid performance at the plate, going 1-for-2 with a home run and 4 RBI.

Fantasy Impact: This strong showing adds to his season totals of 18 home runs and 48 RBI, showcasing his power potential and ability to drive in runs. While his batting average sits at .256, Chisholm Jr.'s contributions in the power categories make him a valuable fantasy asset, especially in leagues that reward home runs and RBI. With 22 stolen bases on the season, he also provides a boost in the stolen base category. Despite his high strikeout rate of 0.298, Chisholm Jr.'s power and speed combination make him a player to watch in fantasy leagues.

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Luis Arraez had an impressive performance in Sunday's game against the Braves, contributing three hits and two RBI to help lead the Marlins to a dominant 16-2 victory.

Fantasy Impact: Arraez's solid showing at the plate further solidifies his fantasy baseball value, as he continues to display his ability to consistently make contact and contribute offensively. With a season batting average of .354 and 69 RBI to his name, Arraez has proven to be a reliable option for fantasy managers in need of a consistent hitter. While he may not provide much power with only 10 home runs on the season, his ability to get on base and drive in runs makes him a valuable asset in fantasy lineups.

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Tanner Scott continued his dominant season on Friday, delivering a flawless performance in the Marlins' 9-6 win over the Braves.

Fantasy Impact: Scott needed just 11 pitches to complete a perfect inning, striking out one batter and securing his first save of the season. With a 2.18 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, and an impressive 12.1 K/9, Scott has been a reliable option for fantasy managers throughout the year. This latest outing only solidifies his value as a high-strikeout reliever who can contribute in the saves category. With nine saves, three blown saves, and 24 holds on the season, Scott has proven to be a valuable asset in both traditional and holds leagues.

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In Friday's game against the Braves, Cueto lasted just 4 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2.

Fantasy Impact: With a season ERA of 6.20 and a WHIP of 1.29, Cueto's lackluster performance adds to his already underwhelming numbers this year. Fantasy owners should approach Cueto with caution as he continues to struggle on the mound.

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Eury Perez had a rough outing on Thursday against the Brewers, lasting just 4 2/3 innings while allowing five hits and three earned runs.

Fantasy Impact: Despite recording seven strikeouts and not issuing any walks, Perez was unable to keep the Marlins in the game, resulting in a 4-2 loss. This performance only adds to his struggles this season, as he now holds a disappointing 4.20 ERA and 1.10 WHIP through 18 starts. While his strikeout rate of 10.8 K/9 remains impressive, Perez's overall numbers suggest that he has been inconsistent on the mound. Fantasy managers should approach him with caution going forward, as his lack of consistency raises concerns about his ability to consistently deliver quality outings.

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Jesus Luzardo was roughed up for six earned runs on 10 hits and four walks in five innings of work Monday in Milwaukee.

Fantasy Impact: Despite a solid season overall, with a 3.99 ERA and 10.4 K/9, Luzardo's recent performance raises concerns about his consistency and ability to limit hits and walks. Fantasy managers may want to be cautious when considering starting him in upcoming matchups.

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Bryan De La Cruz came up clutch for the Marlins in Sunday's game against the Phillies, hitting a crucial home run that ultimately led to their 5-4 win.

Fantasy Impact: With 2 RBI and 2 runs scored, De La Cruz showcased his ability to produce in key moments, which bodes well for his fantasy value going forward. While his season-long stats may not jump off the page, this performance highlights his potential to make a significant impact for fantasy managers in the final stretch of the season.

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Sanchez's season-long power surge continues with his 13th home run of the year and two RBI, bringing his total to 49 on the season.

Fantasy Impact: While his batting average remains steady at .273, fantasy owners can count on Sanchez for consistent power production down the stretch. With 106 games played, he has proven to be a reliable contributor in multiple categories, making him a valuable asset in fantasy leagues.

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Wendle went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run, and four RBI in the Marlins' 11-4 win Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact: This performance boosts Wendle's season stats to 62 hits, 20 RBI, and a .231 batting average in 97 games played.

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Josh Bell had a solid performance on Tuesday, going 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in the Marlins' 6-3 victory over the Dodgers.

Fantasy Impact: This was a positive outing for Bell, who has struggled with consistency this season. With 20 home runs and 64 RBI on the year, Bell has shown flashes of power but has also been prone to strikeouts, as evidenced by his 112 strikeouts in 127 games played. Fantasy owners should keep an eye on Bell's performance in the coming games to see if he can build on this solid outing and provide consistent production down the stretch.

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Marlins SP Edward Cabrera is expect to start Wednesday after joining the team Tuesday. (Source: Barry Jackson on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Cabrera has not officially been recalled, but will join a six-man rotation once he is moved to the Marlins’ roster. The 25-year-old has pitched well in Triple-A since the start of August, registering a 2.22 ERA and 30 strikeouts over 28 1/3 innings. Cabrera will look to continue that success in his first appearance with the Marlins since July.

Garrett Hampson had a strong performance in Friday's game against the Nationals, going 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI.

Fantasy Impact: This outing adds to his solid season stats, where he has shown a decent batting average of .286 with 14 RBI, 42 hits, and three stolen bases in 72 games played. While his power numbers have been limited with just two home runs, Hampson's ability to contribute across multiple categories makes him a valuable fantasy asset moving forward.

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Marlins catcher Nick Fortes is back in the starting lineup Wednesday versus the Rays. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: Fortes gave way to Jacob Stallings on Tuesday but will return to the starting lineup one night later. Neither catcher has hit much for Miami this season while Fortes is hitting .213 with five homers, three stolen bases, and a .563 OPS across 269 plate appearances for the season.

Jon Berti sitting on Wednesday

Wed, Aug 30th 4:21pm EDT
By Brenton Kemp

Marlins utility player Jon Berti is not in the starting lineup Wednesday versus the Rays. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: Berti had a nice night on Tuesday, collecting a pair of base hits across four trips to the plate but will take a seat on Wednesday night. It's been a fairly disappointing season for last season's stolen base leader as Berti has just 13 swipes on the season along with three homers and a .679 OPS across 356 trips to the plate.

Marlins catcher Jacob Stallings is not in the starting lineup Wednesday versus the Rays. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: Stallings got the nod behind the plate on Tuesday and nabbed a double across four trips to the plate but will return to the bench on Wednesday night. It's been tough sledding for the veteran at the plate as Stallings is hitting just .194 with two homers and a .576 OPS across 69 appearances.

David Robertson has been removed from the closer role for the Marlins. (Source: Craig Mish on X)

Fantasy Impact: Robertson has had a rough time in Miami after being acquired by the Marlins in late July. He has three blown saves and a 7.20 ERA in 10 appearances. Tanner Scott is the most likely candidate to get save chances going forward.