Chisholm shows pop in final game of NLDS
The season came to an end for the Marlins, but some of their young prospects showed Thursday that the club's future remains bright. Miami's fourth-ranked prospect Jazz Chisholm doubled and walked in a 1-for-3 effort en route to a 7-0 loss to the Braves in Game 3 of their National
The season came to an end for the Marlins, but some of their young prospects showed Thursday that the club's future remains bright.
Miami's fourth-ranked prospect
Getting his first Major League postseason start, the 22-year-old batted sixth in the order and played eight innings at second base.
In Chisholm's first plate appearance vs. right-handed starter
Baseball's No. 61 overall prospect delivered against righty
Defensively, Chisholm was perfect and recorded three putouts.
“I think he's going to have to make sure he continues to mature in his work, especially at the plate [and in] his discipline and work more than anything else,” Marlins manager Don Mattingly told reporters. “He sees the ball really well. He sees it early, which is a trait of guys that really end up really hitting that are able to [see] balls so quickly and recognize. So his energy's been great, he works extremely hard. We just got to make sure it works consistently, works smart.”
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