Miami Marlins vs. Tampa Bay Rays: Game 60 Thread and Ichthyomancy

Mike Ehrmann

The Miami Marlins will turn to Jacob Turner for his second straight road start, as the team hopes for a good enough performance to complete the super-sweep of the Citrus Series against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Loading Scores

Get out the big brooms, because the Miami Marlins are going for the super-sweep.

The Fish will look to complete a four-game Citrus Series sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays in today's afternoon contest between the two clubs. Miami has eked out three close victories so far this week over the struggling Rays, but this might be their toughest challenge yet, as Jacob Turner goes to the mound to try and finish the four-game set on a positive note. He will battle the Rays' Jake Odorizzi.

Pitching Matchup
PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS RAYS ERA FIP PROJ ERA
4.38 4.23 5.59 Turner Odorizzi 5.13 3.44 4.36

This is the second straight start in which Miami is facing a poor pitching matchup. Last night, the Marlins threw Tom Koehler versus David Price and thankfully avoided disaster. This time, Jacob Turner will make another road start, where he consistently struggles, and he will face off against Rays prospect Jake Odorizzi, who finally got his chance to work in the rotation. Neither pitcher has been playing well by ERA, but they both have been better than advertised. The question is whether Turner can dial it up a notch further and get back in a good groove after a rough start to the year.

Lineup

Today's Lineups

MIAMI MARLINS TAMPA BAY RAYS
C. Yelich - LF David DeJesus - DH
Donovan Solano - 2B Ben Zobrist - 2B
G. Stanton - RF Evan Longoria - 3B
Casey McGehee - 3B James Loney - 1B
Garrett Jones - 1B D. Jennings - CF
Marcell Ozuna - CF Matt Joyce - LF
Justin Bour - DH Yunel Escobar - SS
J.T. Realmuto - C Kevin Kiermaier - RF
A. Hechavarria - SS Ali Solis - C
Jacob Turner - RHP Jake Odorizzi - RHP

Welcome to the majors, J.T. Realmuto! Realmuto makes his Major League debut today on the day game following the night contest. Also, welcome to the Majors Justin Bour! Bour also makes his debut as a lefty DH going up against the righty Odorizzi. Two Major League debuts in one contest, oh my!

Notes

- I'll be here for this game, who's joining me for some Late Afternoon with the Fish?

- Can Miami complete the super-sweep over a struggling team, or will the club's good luck over the last few games regress in a hurry?

Bold Prediction: Rays def. Marlins 5-4

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Fish Stripes

You must be a member of Fish Stripes to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Fish Stripes. You should read them.

Join Fish Stripes

You must be a member of Fish Stripes to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Fish Stripes. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker