Miami Marlins vs. Chicago Cubs: Game 137 Thread and Ichthyomancy

Marc Serota

The Miami Marlins get another crack at the Chicago Cubs, with Tom Koehler taking the hill opposite Edwin Jackson.

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Marlins lead the series 1-0

Mon 09/02 WP: Henderson Alvarez (3 - 3)
SV: Steve Cishek
LP: Travis Wood (8 - 11)
4 - 3 win

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Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT
Wrigley Field

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing in from center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

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Wed 09/04 2:20 PM EDT

The Miami Marlins took the first of this three-game set over at historic Wrigley Field, as Henderson Alvarez delivered everything necessary to win the game. But can Tom Koehler match that for the Marlins tonight versus Edwin Jackson and the Chicago Cubs?

Pitching Matchup
Proj Win% Proj ERA FIP ERA Marlins Cubs ERA FIP Proj ERA Proj Win%
.383 5.07 4.27 4.72 Koehler Jackson 4.90 3.72 3.98 .497

The Marlins have Tom Koehler, who was always mediocre. The Cubs have Edwin Jackson, who surprisingly has been mediocre this year despite a solid FIP and peripherals. The performance is not what the Cubs were expecting when they gave Jackson that long-term deal he had been searching for.

Lineup
Order Player Proj wOBA vs. RHP
1 Chris Coghlan .320
2 Donovan Solano .278
3 Christian Yelich .321
4 Giancarlo Stanton .393
5 Justin Ruggiano .306
6 Logan Morrison .327
7 Adeiny Hechavarria .271
8 Jeff Mathis .255
9 Pitcher ---

Chris Coghlan makes his first start at third base tonight. Here's hoping he's fantastic there.

Bold Prediction: Cubs def. Marlins 4-3

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