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Vigil to Jacksonville, Nieto to Jupiter, Sanchez Returns

July 11, 2019 - Southern League (SL) - Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp News Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Miami Marlins announced a series of transactions that impacts their Double-A affiliate Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp roster prior to tonight's game against the Mississippi Braves at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville at 7:05 p.m.

Catcher Rodrigo Vigil has been reinstated from Jacksonville's injured list to the active Jumbo Shrimp roster. Vigil has played in 28 games for the Jumbo Shrimp, hitting .235 with a home run and nine runs batted in.

In a corresponding move, catcher Adrian Nieto has been transferred from Jacksonville to High-A Jupiter. Nieto caught five games for the Jumbo Shrimp, hitting .222 (4-for-18) with two home runs and three RBI.

Additionally, right-handed pitcher Sixto Sanchez returned yesterday from the Temporary Inactive List to the Jumbo Shrimp active roster. Sanchez was on that list to participate in last Sunday's 2019 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Sanchez is 3-4 with a 3.88 ERA in his 10 starts for Jacksonville this year, and he is the Marlins No. 1 prospect according to MLB Pipeline.

The Jumbo Shrimp roster stands at 25 active players, and a revised roster is attached.

The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp open up a six-game series against the Mississippi Braves in Thursday's 7:05 p.m. contest from the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Fans can enjoy $1 12 oz. and $24 oz. Budweiser products at the canopy near the Jacksonville Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Arlington Trail Rated Territory, Oasis concession stand behind Section 115 and right field bleachers, respectively. On Touch a Truck Night presented by Ring Power, kids have the opportunity to view, sit on and interact with heavy machinery and construction equipment. The Jumbo Shrimp will also celebrate captains for Calling All Captains.

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