4 game series vs Nationals @ Nationals Park
|Fri 08/03||7:35 PM EDT|
|Sat 08/04||7:05 PM EDT|
|Sun 08/05||1:35 PM EDT|
NOTE: THIS IS FOR THE SECOND GAME OF THE DOUBLEHEADER. Please leave your Ichthyomancy picks for Game 1 here.
The Miami Marlins have a doubleheader today against the Washington Nationals, and this would be Game 2 of that doubleheader. Josh Johnson will take on Gio Gonzalez in a matchup of aces. The Marlins actually pulled out a win against Gonzalez the last time they saw him in Miami, and Josh Johnson has been on his game for the last two months, so the odds of a Marlins victory seem a little better.Pitching Matchup
|Proj Win%||Proj ERA||FIP||ERA||Marlins||Nationals||ERA||FIP||Proj ERA||Proj Win%|
Josh Johnson versus GIo Gonzalez. Ace versus ace Johnson's last start was one of the worst in his career, including a career high six walks, but he also struck out four and ironically allowed only one run on two hits, so he was able to work himself out of jams. Hopefully, he does not get into too many jams in the second start of today's set of games.
Gonzalez's last start against the Marlins was actually very good. He allowed two runs on five hits, but struck out nine batters without walking one Marlin. But he has looked more beatable recently, including starts allowing five and six runs and twice walking more guys than he struck out. Hopefully he stays on that cold streak versus the Marlins.
|Order||Player||Proj wOBA vs. LHP|
- It is Double Ichthy Points day for both games in today's doubleheader, so here are the rules once more:
1) All correct picks are worth double their usual points!
2) All incorrect non-attendance picks are worth -1 point. If there is no avaialble Hero of the Game, no one will be penalized.
3) If you make a light-enough pick that is still reasonable, I may consider it a 0-point pick for AAB, thus allowing you to "pseudo-pass" on making an AAB selection. But if you get that light pick wrong, it's -1 point. If it's too light (Marlins > 20 AB! Marlins >1 H!), your entire selection is invalid
Good luck on Ichthy in both games today!
Bold Prediction: Marlins def. Nationals 3-2