Miami Marlins vs. Kansas City Royals: Game 117 Thread and Ichthyomancy

Justin K. Aller

The Miami Marlins and Kansas City Royals will battle, with the Fish visiting Kansas City for the first time since renovations were made. Tom Koehler will face off against Wade Davis.

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3 game series vs Royals @ Kauffman Stadium

Tue 08/13 8:10 PM EDT
Wed 08/14 2:10 PM EDT

The Miami Marlins will visit the Kansas Cit Royals for the first time since renovations were made at the beautiful Kauffman Stadium. The Fish, however, are visiting and looking for wins rather than vacationing, and they will try to do that tonight with Tom Koehler facing off against Wade Davis.

Pitching Matchup

Proj Win% Proj ERA FIP ERA Marlins Royals ERA FIP Proj ERA Proj Win%
.389 5.01 4.00 4.40 Koehler Davis 5.42 4.27 4.36 .455

Koehler has had some surprisingly decent starts, and he is trying to keep his role as fifth starter as the season progresses. Wade Davis is in the same situation; after a dominant year in the bullpen, he is once again struggling as a starter. The good news is that his strikeouts are back, the same strikeouts that made him a top prospect.

Lineup

Order Player Proj wOBA vs. RHP
1 Christian Yelich .321
2 Donovan Solano .278
3 Giancarlo Stanton .393
4 Logan Morrison .355
5 Ed Lucas .282
6 Greg Dobbs .286
7 Adeiny Hechavarria .271
8 Jake Marisnick .292
9 Jeff Mathis .255

My goodness this lineup. The good news is that at least Logan Morrison is back in there after a day with Placido Polanco batting cleanup.

Bold Prediction: Royals def. Marlins 5-3

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