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Minor League Ball Gameday: Saturday, June 9th, 2018

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The daily spot for prospect talk

MLB: Miami Marlins at Arizona Diamondbacks
Brian Anderson
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Good Saturday afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion for Saturday, June 9th, 2018.

****Did you know that Miami Marlins rookie Brian Anderson leads all MLB rookie hitters in fWAR this year at 1.5? A big part of that is playing time as he has far more plate appearances than any other rookie but he’s been legitimately solid. I think he is a definite case of “boring name syndrome” because it doesn’t seem to me like he gets talked about enough.

****Yesterday’s Gameday discussion is here.

****Today’s schedule of minor league games and probable starters is here.

****Today’s MLB schedule and list of probable starters is here. Scheduled rookies today are Nick Kingham of the Pittsburgh Pirates; Derek Rodriguez of the San Francisco Giants; Domingo German of the New York Yankees; and Matt Koch of the Arizona Diamondbacks.