As much attention as Jose Fernandez garnered in '13, he wasn't the only prize rookie the Marlins featured last year. With much fanfare, Christian Yelich was called up in late July, and the left-handed-hitting outfielder made steady progress. And now, based on the first few weeks of the 2014 season, Yelich is making a case to be the NL Player of the Month.
Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna have been a solid tag team for years, and they hope to continue that against the Mets and starter Zack Wheeler on Friday.
Marlins reliever Carlos Marmol is day to day after suffering a right hamstring injury in the bottom of the seventh inning of a 3-1 loss to the Braves on Wednesday.
Nathan Eovaldi surrendered one unearned run in six innings on Wednesday, but A.J. Ramos gave up a two-run double to Atlanta's Evan Gattis in the bottom of the eighth to saddle Miami with a 3-1 defeat in front of 21,508 fans at Turner Field