By Roger Hoover / Jacksonville Suns
MOBILE, Ala. – The Miami Marlins announced a pair of transactions that impact their Double-A affiliate Jacksonville Suns roster prior to tonight’s game against the Mobile BayBears at 8:05 p.m. ET at Hank Aaron Stadium.
Right-handed relief pitcher Blake Logan has been transferred from Jacksonville to Triple-A New Orleans. Logan pitched in 24 games for the Suns, going 3-2 with a 3.29 ERA in 41 innings pitched. This is the first call-up to the Triple-A level in Logan’s career.
Additionally, right-handed pitcher Josh Hodges has been placed on the disabled list, retroactive to July 30, with right biceps tendinitis. Hodges with Jacksonville this year is 1-1 with a 4.70 ERA in five appearances and three starts.
The Suns roster now stands at 23 active players, and a revised roster is attached.
The Suns and BayBears will square off in the series finale Saturday night from Hank Aaron Stadium with a first pitch set for 8:05 p.m. ET. The Suns will send out right-hander Austin Brice (3-7, 5.40 ERA) while the BayBears will counter with righty John Omahen (4-0, 3.41 ERA).
Suns fans can also listen to Saturday’s game on the Suns Baseball Network, 600 AM & 100.3 FM “The Answer” or through http://www.jaxsuns.com, MiLB.com, or the TuneIn radio app, coverage will start with the Memorial Hospital Suns Pregame Show beginning at 7:50 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.