Brian Anderson

#15 3B / Miami Marlins / EXP: 4YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 198 lb Age: 27 College: Arkansas Bats/Throws -/-

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      Marlins' Brian Anderson: Not starting Saturday

      Brian Anderson isn't starting Saturday's game against the Yankees.Anderson went 0-for-4 with one run and one walk in Friday's win as Miami clinched a spot in the postseason. Jon Berti will shift to third base Saturday with Jazz Chisholm starting at second.

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      Marlins' Brian Anderson: Hits home run in win

      Brian 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 Miami 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.

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      Marlins' Brian Anderson: Stellar performance in nightcap

      Brian 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 Miami Marlins to a blowout win. He now carries a .857 OPS with nine home runs and 34 RBI this year.

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      Marlins' Brian Anderson: Sitting Monday

      Brian 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.

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      Marlins' Brian Anderson: Launches first homer of September

      Brian 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 Miami 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.

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      Marlins' Brian Anderson: Gets first off day of 2020

      Brian 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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      Marlins' Brian Anderson: Hits fifth homer

      Brian Anderson went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's 5-3 win over the Mets.Anderson entered Monday in a slump at the plate, striking out five times while failing to record a hit in his last 11 at-bats. Although he struck out twice more Monday, the third baseman belted a solo homer off Brad Brach to extend Miami's lead to 5-3 in the eighth inning. Anderson now has five long balls on the campaign and will look to improve upon a .222/.330/.424 slash line going forward.

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      Marlins' Brian Anderson: Stuck in offensive rut

      Brian Anderson went 0-for-2 with a walk Sunday in the Miami Marlins' 12-7 loss to the Rays.The Marlins are riding a four-game losing streak heading into Monday's make-up game against the Mets, so it comes as little surprise that one of the key bats in their lineup in Anderson has slumped during that stretch. He's gone 0-for-11 with five strikeouts in the four games, dropping his season-long average to .221. Manager Don Mattingly seems content to let Anderson work through his August swoon, as the third baseman will be back in the lineup as the Marlins' cleanup hitter Monday while Miami takes aim at Mets ace Jacob deGrom, per Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald.

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      Marlins' Brian Anderson: Blasts three-run homer

      Brian Anderson went 1-for-6 with a three-run home run Wednesday against the Blue Jays.Anderson took Nate Pearson deep in the first inning, getting the Miami Marlins out to an early lead. He struggled the rest of the game, however, whiffing in four of his next five at-bats. That pushed his strikeout rate to 31 percent for the season, though Anderson has still managed to hit .286/.288/.619 with four home runs, eight runs scored and 13 RBI across 49 plate appearances.

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      Marlins' Brian Anderson: Plates three runs

      Brian Anderson went 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBI in Thursday's win over the Orioles.Anderson plated two runs with a single in the bottom of the third inning, and he later drove in another run with a triple in the seventh. Anderson has been one of Miami's biggest offensive threats to start the season, and he has reached base in all eight games he's played so far.