The First Pitch 3:05 Podcast | Episode 6 | Andrés Bolívar & Kevin Barral

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Welcome to the First Pitch 3:05 Podcast! Glad you all can join and listen to all the baseball talk with Alex Aguirre, Miami Marlins contributor for Lemon City Live.

In this week’s episode, Alex Aguirre has Andres Bolivar back on the show and the guys welcome Marlins beat writer and reporter for Fish Stripes and co-host for Fish Stripes Unfiltered, Kevin Barral.

There was lots of Marlins news to talk about starting off with Max Meyer’s promotion to the big leagues. He will be making his debut Saturday against Philadelphia and the guys talk about the impact he can have on the team for the remainder of the season.

Miami will be sending not two, but three All-Stars to LA for this year’s midsummer classic. Garrett Cooper will make his first all-star appearance at the age of 31 replacing the injured Bryce Harper. This is Cooper’s fifth year with the Marlins and it’s great to see everything coming together for the DH.

The guys close out the show recapping the first half of the season. What were the biggest surprises and disappointments so far? What can they improve on? Miami will have one more series before the break and have an opportunity to finish the first half over .500. With a strong month of July, are the Marlins going to be buyers at the deadline? And what position should they address? There’s a lot to look forward to in the second half with the Marlins only three games out of the final wild-card spot.


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