Anderson went 2-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk, an RBI and two runs scored during Wednesday's loss to the Braves. Anderson mirrored Jesus Aguilar with a solo shot of his own as the two combined to hit back-to-back home runs off Max Fried to give the Marlins a 2-0 lead in the first. The 27-year-old would reach base twice more and cross home plate a second time on a Lewis Brinson single in the fourth. Anderson is having a solid season in which he's hitting .267/.355/.476 with 10 home runs and 37 RBI across 214 plate appearances.
Anderson went 3-for-4 with three home runs and seven RBI during Friday's win in Game 2 of a doubleheader against the Nationals. Anderson turned things around in a major way after going hitless in three at-bats during Friday's matinee. The third baseman had home runs in the third, fifth and sixth innings to power the Marlins to a blowout win. He now carries a .857 OPS with nine home runs and 34 RBI this year.
Anderson is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Phillies, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports. Anderson is hitting a strong .386/.481/.500 in the month of September. He'll hit the bench for Monday's afternoon contest, with Miguel Rojas sliding to third base and Jazz Chisholm starting at shortstop.
Anderson went 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored Saturday in a 12-6 loss to the Phillies. Anderson got the Marlins on the board in the third with a three-run homer. It was the 27-year-old's first long ball since Aug. 31 and his sixth of the season. He is hitting .273/.374/.453 with 24 RBI.
Anderson is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Braves, Andre Fernandez of Sirius XM Radio reports. He'll be taking a seat for the first time in 2020, ending a streak of 35 straight starts to begin the season. Despite the steady at-bats, Anderson's .740 OPS is 70 points below his mark from 2019, with the downturn mostly the result of a massive uptick in his strikeout rate. Anderson has struck out in 32.1 percent of his plate appearances this season, nearly 10 percentage points above his career rate (22.2 percent).
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