Lopez (1-0) picked up the win in Saturday's 7-3 victory over the Rockies, allowing three runs on five hits over 5.1 innings while striking out seven.

The right-hander got lifted after 88 pitches (62 strikes), falling short of a quality start, but it was otherwise a very successful 2019 debut for Lopez. He generated a whopping 19 swinging strikes, so the strikeout rate was no fluke, and the 23-year-old is starting to look like a genuine building block for a Marlins rotation that's more projection than production at the moment. Lopez's next start is set for April 5 in Atlanta.

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