Scott Lyman with the Hammerheads in 2015.
By Roger Hoover / Jacksonville Suns
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Miami Marlins announced a transaction that impacts their Double-A affiliate Jacksonville Suns roster prior to tonight’s game against the Pensacola Blue Wahoos at 7:30 p.m. ET at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium.
Right-handed starting pitcher Scott Lyman has been transferred from High-A Jupiter to Jacksonville.
Lyman is a 2015 Florida State League All-Star, going 7-1 with a 1.61 ERA in 11 starts for the Hammerheads this season. At the time of his promotion, Lyman had the league’s second-lowest ERA (1.61), second-most wins (7), third-most innings pitched (67), and third-lowest batting average against (.192).
In 2014 Lyman made one start for the Suns, taking the loss when he allowed seven runs (six earned) on eight hits in five innings against the Birmingham Barons on July 21. Lyman spent most of the season in Jupiter, going 5-11 with a 3.53 ERA in 24 appearances.
Lyman was selected by the Marlins in the 10th round of the 2011 draft out of UC-Davis.
The Suns roster now stands at 25 active players, and a revised roster is attached.
The Suns and Blue Wahoos will square off in the series finale Wednesday night from Pensacola Bayfront Stadium with a first pitch slated for 7:35 p.m. ET. Lyman will make his first 2015 start for the Suns, while the Wahoos will start right-hander Daniel Wright (2-4, 5.76 ERA).
Suns fans can also listen to Wednesday’s game on the Suns Baseball Network, 100.3 FM & 600 AM “The Answer” or through www.jaxsuns.com, MiLB.com, or the TuneIn radio app, coverage will start the Memorial Hospital Suns Pregame Show beginning at 7:20 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.