Miami has had trouble of late with their in-state rival Tampa Bay, but on Sunday the Marlins will have a new bat in the lineup as they try to stave off a sweep at the hands of the Rays. Miami has recalled first baseman Gaby Sanchez from Class AAA New Orleans for Sunday afternoon's contest. Via the team's official twitter feed:
Marlins recall @GabySanchez15. Gaby is in the lineup for today's 1pm matchup vs the Rays! RETWEET to welcome Gaby back!— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) June 10, 2012
Sanchez was demoted by Miami in mid-May after struggling to start the season, batting just .197 in 131 plate appearances. The first baseman was hitting .310 in 79 plates appearances in New Orleans.
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