Miami Marlins vs. Los Angeles Dodgers: Game 36 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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The Miami Marlins head north on their west coast trip to Hollywood to face the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jose Fernandez will face off against Matt Magill.

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3 game series vs Dodgers @ Dodger Stadium

Miami Marlins
@ Los Angeles Dodgers

Friday, May 10, 2013, 10:10 PM EDT
Dodger Stadium

Jose Fernandez vs Matt Magill

Clear. Winds blowing out to right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

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The Miami Marlins are trying to recover from a terrible three-game sweep at the hands of the San Diego Padres. The team now travels up to Los Angeles to face the surprisingly also-bad Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game weekend set. The Fish will send out their latest potential superstar Jose Fernandez to the mound versus Matt Magill.

Pitching Matchup

Proj Win% Proj ERA FIP ERA Marlins Dodgers ERA FIP Proj ERA Proj Win%
.539 3.63 3.00 3.48 Fernandez Magill 7.88 2.92 4.93 .396

The Miami Marlins send out future star pitcher Jose Fernandez after his most impressive start against the Philadelphia Phillies. Last time Fernandez was on the mound, he struck out nine batters in seven innings, and that was against a better offense in Philadelphia's.

Who is Matt Magill? I have no idea. Over at True Blue LA, there was this quote by Magill from this article:

"I just want to be here, and help the team win as much as I can," Magill said on Monday. "If they think my stuff is good enough to be here, and I believe it is, then I'd rather be here in any role. That works for me."

That's the most I could find. OK kid, you'll make it, I guess. It is the Marlins' offense after all.

Lineup

Order Player Proj wOBA vs. RHP
1 Juan Pierre .294
2 Adeiny Hechavarria .274
3 Placido Polanco .278
4 Justin Ruggiano .312
5 Greg Dobbs .286
6 Marcell Ozuna .304
7 Derek Dietrich ---
8 Rob Brantly .304

Notes

- I will not be here for this game, as I will be out as usual on Fridays. I will return as close to the end of the game as I can to catch the tail end and recap this wonderful affair.

- If you want to see a preview from the other side, check out True Blue LA's team preview.

Bold Prediction: Marlins def. Dodgers 3-2

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