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Jazz, Marlins End Losing Streak

ST. LOUIS, U.S.A. – The Miami Marlins’ painful losing streak to open the MLB season, finally came to an end Sunday afternoon.





ST. LOUIS, U.S.A. – The Miami Marlins’ painful losing streak to open the MLB season, finally came to an end Sunday afternoon.

Jazz Chisholm went deep for the second time this season to lead the marlins in a 10-3  win over the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday afternoon at Busch Stadium in St Louis.

Chisholm’s home run traveled 412 feet to right-center,  and sparked a 6-run first inning that the marlins were able to maintain.

For the three game series in St. Louis, he went 4-11 at the plate with three RBI.

The nine-game losing streak to start the season was the longest in franchise history to open a campaign.

Now that that’s over they continue their road trip looking to stay in the win column against the New York Yankees.

Minor League Baseball

Minor league baseball is underway and more bahamian players continued their progression in their respective franchises.

Los Angeles Angels prospect D’shawn Knowles was promoted to triple a for the first time in his career and was assigned to the Salt Lake Bees of the Pacific Coast League.

In 128 games with the tri City Dust Devils and Rocket City Trash Pandas, Knowles hit .249, with 40 rbi, 30 stolen bases, and four home runs.

St. Louis Cardinals prospect adari grant was promoted to high a for the first time and joined the palm beach cardinals of the florida state league.

In three seasons of rookie ball, grant hit .221 with 23 rbi, and 16 stolen bases.

Track and Field

Bahamian elite athletes competed over the weekend at the Miramar Invitational in Florida.

Alonzo Russell and Wendal Miller competed in the 400m and posted a pair of season’s bests. Russell was first in  45.35 seconds while miller was third in 46.00 seconds. 

Charisma Taylor posted a season’s best time of 12.98 seconds in the 100m hurdles to finish fourth.

Ian Kerr placed 7th in the 200m in 21.58 seconds.

The previous week at the Florida Relays, The Bahamas competed in the 4x100m for both men and women. The men’s team finished sixth in 40.43 seconds while the women were seventh in 45.62 seconds.


The NBA regular season is coming to an end, where Bahamian players are making a playoff push with their respective teams.

Buddy Hield and the Philadelphia 76ers moved into the Eastern Conference 7th seed with Sunday’s 133-126 double overtime win over the San Antonio Spurs. Hield finished with 10 points.

Eric Gordon and the Phoenix Suns lost a pivotal game to the New Orleans Pelicans Sunday night, 113-105. Both teams now have idendital 42-38 records in a fight for the sixth spot in the west.

Not playoff related but Deandre Ayton finished with 22 points and 14 rebounds in a 124-107 loss to the Boston Celtics.