Sandy Alcantara looks to be streak stopper against Cubs
Sandy Alcantara seems ready to weather the initial difficulties in the next season of his Cy Young Award for Miami Marlins
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Perhaps a return visit to Wrigley Field, where he once had a memorable performance after the season, could help start a change.
Looking to recover from another side outing, Alcantara will also try to help the away team sailfish avoid the sixth consecutive loss and series of losses at the hands of Chicago Cubs on Sunday
Alcantara (1-3, 5.09 ERA) shines in 2022, throwing a complete six while winning 14-9 in 32 starts with 207 hits and a 2.28 ERA. However, that success hasn’t lasted until 2023, when he has racked up at least three earned runs in four of his six starts, completed six or more innings just twice and just one. fan times more than six innings.
“I didn’t have to change anything,” said Alcantara, who did three runs, six hits and three walks, while fanning five, of five innings of Tuesday’s 6-0 loss. before Atlanta. “I just need to keep a positive attitude, believe in myself. Keep doing everything I have to do to get better. On the right track compared to last year.”
The right-hander did not face childrens since he brought home Ian Happ homer, two more hits and a three-way pass in 6 2/3 innings in Miami’s 5-1 road win in Game 1 of the 2020 NL Wild Card series. Including the post-season, Happ is 2 to 4 compared to Alcantara who is currently trying to help sailfish finish their longest run in 2023
Since sweeping a home game trilogy from childrens Last weekend, Miami was down 34-12 in the five games since. Jorge Soler scored for one of his two hits on Saturday, when sailfish 2-1 lead going into the end of the eighth round. However, Chicago scored three goals to win 4-2
Nick Madrigal gave a go-ahead single, played twice on season eight for childrens, who took the first two games of this game to move the game by more than 0.500 after their 1-6 road trip. With two hits in each of the last two, Chicago’s Nico Hoerner is hitting 0.315 for the season – and 7 to 20 (0.350) over Miami in 2023.
Meanwhile, hello childrens first base prospect Matt Mervis recorded an RBI single in each of his first two big games this weekend
Hayden Wesneski (2-1, 4.45) marked a third solid start in a row as he held the ball for Chicago on Sunday. The right-hander has allowed a solo run in each of his last two appearances while dropping a total of nine hits and just one walk in 11 innings. He stretched six frames in Tuesday’s 4-1 loss in Washington.
“I think finding his rhythm and delivery helps him a lot,” childrens manager David Ross said. “He has the mentality that he wants to achieve it, so once he settles down and calms down, gets into the flow of the game, he will be much better.
This will be Wesneski’s first time facing sailfish and star Luis Arraez, who is hitting a major league best 0.430 and has a nine-game record. He is 9 eats 17 compared to childrens this season