Bantz and Galloway to New Orleans

Roster Moves

Isaac Galloway is headed to Triple-A for the first time. Photo Courtesy: Roger C. Hoover

By Roger Hoover / Jacksonville Suns

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Miami Marlins announced a series of transactions that impact their Double-A affiliate Jacksonville Suns roster prior to tonight’s game against the Biloxi Shuckers at Bragan Field at 7:05 p.m.

Catcher Brandon Bantz and outfielder Isaac Galloway have been transferred from the Suns to Triple-A New Orleans. Bantz caught five games for the Suns, going 1-for-14 at the plate, and this is the second time he’s been promoted to New Orleans this season. Galloway is hitting .185 (5-for-27) with a double and a triple in eight games played for the Suns, and this is the first promotion to the Triple-A level of Galloway’s career.

In corresponding moves, catcher Chadd Krist has been transferred from High-A Jupiter to Jacksonville, and infielder David Adams has been transferred from Jacksonville’s disabled list to the Suns active roster. This is the second stint with the Suns for Krist, although he didn’t see any playing time with the Suns last week.

Adams has been on the disabled list all season due to a right wrist contusion. He was signed by the Marlins as a free agent over the offseason, and has been in professional baseball since 2008. This included playing time with the New York Yankees in the major leagues in 2013 when he hit .193 with a pair of homers and 13 RBI in 43 games.

The Suns roster now stands at 25 active players, and a revised roster is attached.

The Suns and Shuckers will square off again Friday night from Bragan Field with a first pitch set for 7:05 p.m. ET. The Suns will send out left-hander Matt Tomshaw (0-1, 2.70 ERA) to the mound to be opposed by Shuckers righty Jorge Lopez (0-2, 9.00 ERA).

Tonight will feature Pirates of Fernandina Night & Friday Family Fireworks! See real pirates shooting real cannons as the Pirates of Fernandina invade the Baseball Grounds! Plus, check out the hottest rides in town from your Southern Ford Dealers. Stick around after the game for the best fireworks show in town with the NAPA Friday Family Fireworks brought to you by your local NAPA AutoCare Center Dealers Sponsored by NAPA AutoCare Center Dealers, Southern Ford Dealers, 96.9 The Eagle.

Suns fans can also listen to Friday’s game on the Suns Baseball Network, 600AM/100.3 FM WBOB or through www.jaxsuns.com, MiLB.com, or the TuneIn radio app, with the Memorial Hospital Suns Pregame Show beginning at 6:50 p.m. ET

The 2015 season of Suns baseball is presented by EverBank, the official banking partner of the Jacksonville Suns. Sponsorships, group outings, and season/individual game tickets are currently available by calling the Suns front office at (904) 358-2846.

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