Stem to New Orleans / Fischer to Jacksonville

Breaking News, Roster Moves

Craig Stem2 (Suns)

By Roger Hoover / Jacksonville Suns

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Miami Marlins announced a pair of transactions that impact their Double-A affiliate Jacksonville Suns roster prior tonight’s game against the Chattanooga Lookouts at 7:15 p.m. at AT&T Field.

Right-handed relief pitcher Craig Stem has been transferred from the Suns to Triple-A New Orleans. Stem pitched in 20 games plus made one start for the Suns in 2015, going 1-1 with a 1.55 ERA.

In a corresponding move, right-handed relief pitcher Kyle Fischer has been transferred from Single-A Greensboro to Jacksonville. Fischer has pitched in 21 games in relief for the Grasshoppers, going 1-3 with a 2.31 ERA along with three saves. Fischer was selected by the Marlins in the 30th round of the 2014 draft out of St. Cloud State University.

The Suns roster now stands at 25 active players, plus Michael Morse on his rehab assignment, and a revised roster is attached.

The Suns and Lookouts will square off once again Saturday night from AT&T Field with a first pitch slated for 7:15 p.m. ET. The Suns will send out righty Trevor Williams (3-7, 4.27 ERA) while the Lookouts will counter with right-hander Jose Berrios (7-3, 3.09 ERA).

Suns fans can also listen to Saturday’s game on the Suns Baseball Network, 600 AM & 100.3 FM “The Answer” or through,, or the TuneIn radio app, coverage will start with the Memorial Hospital Suns Pregame Show beginning at 7:00 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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