Miami Marlins vs. San Francisco Giants: Game 121 Thread and Ichthyomancy

Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Marlins will look to recover from yesterday's rout against the San Francisco Giants tonight. The team will send Henderson Alvarez out versus Matt Cain.

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3 game series vs Giants @ Marlins Park

Sat 08/17 7:10 PM EDT
Sun 08/18 1:10 PM EDT

The Miami Marlins would like not to give up 14 runs again tonight after an ugly 14-10 shootout loss from last night. They would also like the team to score 10 runs again, but both look like they might be challenges tonight versus the San Francisco Giants. Henderson Alvarez will take on Matt Cain in this matchup.

Pitching Matchup
Proj Win% Proj ERA FIP ERA Marlins Giants ERA FIP Proj ERA Proj Win%
.446 4.44 2.94 3.18 Alvarez Cain 4.44 3.84 3.27 .585

Matt Cain has struggled all year, as he is giving homers up at a career high rate. Henderson Alvarez has been strong thus far, but we just saw two of the Marlins' key young starters falter in a major way just recently. Will the next shoe to drop be Alvarez's?

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 Adeiny Hechavarria .271
7 Jake Marisnick .292
8 Koyie Hill ---
9 Pitcher ---

This lineup is, as always, not even mediocre. But then again, a very similar lineup (with the help of a streaking Justin Ruggiano) scored 10 runs last night, so there's that.

Bold Prediction: Giants def. Marlins 3-2

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