Falling Marlins expected to turn to Edward Cabrera

decline miami marlins Edward Cabrera Will Get A Much-Needed Pitching Lift When He’s Off The Injured List

Barring late setback, Cabrera expected to start against Cardinals Tuesday in the middle game of the three-game series in St. Louis. Cardinals won the opener 6-4 on Monday night marlins This is their fourth consecutive defeat and sixth blow in eight matches

“There are four games after the break,” marlins said manager Skip Shoemaker. “We have 60-something left, so we have a long way to go, but it shows that we are not done yet. There is still a lot of work to be done

“We certainly weren’t a finished product. No one thought of it before anyway. We just have stuff we have to clean up, and we’ll be fine.”

Cabrera (5–5, 4.70 ERA) recovered from a shoulder injury and blister problems. He last pitched in the majors on June 13, when he struggled allowing five runs on four hits (including two homers) and three walks over four innings at Seattle.

He passed his final test, appearing in a simulated game during the All-Star break.

“I’m happy to be back with this group, and I know I can help,” Cabrera told MLB.com through team translator Luis Durante Jr. “We just have to stay together and united. That’s one of the keys to our success. We’re very united, all in this together, doing what we all need to do to achieve the success we aspire to.” “

Tuesday’s game will be his first career appearance against Cardinals

St. Louis has won five of its last six games. Left-hander Jordan Montgomery (6-7, 3.23 ERA) will make his first start. Cardinals He suffered a minor hamstring strain in his start against the Chicago White Sox on July 7.

He exited that game after allowing one run on three hits in 4 1/3 innings. A minor injury occurred when he tripped over the mound before restoring his balance.

Montgomery said, “I’m big. I’m strong. I’m in really good shape.” “So I’m just trying to think thank God I’m strong enough to be the way I am and hold myself.”

Montgomery has allowed two or fewer earned runs in seven of his last eight starts.

he did not face marlins when the teams met earlier this month. Montgomery has faced Miami once in his career, allowing one run on four hits over five innings on August 1, 2021.

Cardinals Tyler O’Neal is expected to be activated and established as their regular left fielder before Tuesday’s game. He had been sidelined since early May due to back pain

“All I know is that I feel good now and feel healthy,” O’Neal told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “Recovering efficiently and really feeling normal again in my everyday life. I’m in really good shape mentally.”

Cardinals A roster change was made prior to this series, with reliever Genesis Cabrera designated for assignment and reliever Ryan Tapera signed as a free agent. Tepera made his team debut Monday night, allowing one run in two-thirds of an inning

“I don’t think (Cabrera) liked the role he was in and ultimately when I was trying to make it work, we just kept running into some headwinds.” Cardinals said John Mozeliak, president of baseball operations. “Now, he’ll have the opportunity to do so elsewhere.

–Field Level Media