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Open Thread and Ichthyomancy: Marlins at Cubs (6/13)

TIME: 8:05 @ the intersection of Clark & Addison in Chicago

         MARLINS                                   CUBS
Dontrelle Willis (10-2, 2.13)        John Koronka (1-1, 5.73)

The going gets tough tonight, as the Cubs are legit, as much as it truly pains me to admit that. They're 5 games over .500 (33-28) and trail only the surging Phillies in the Wild Card race. Luckily the Fish are catching the Cubs sans Prior, Wood, and Garciaparra (although Perez is filling in admirably in the shortstop role).

Yes, it is "only" June, but tonight's game marks the first of twelve straight on the road, including the first nine against teams that are serious playoff contenders (Cubs, Angels, and Braves).

Dontrelle will try to start things off on the right track as he faces the team that didn't want him, or at least wanted Matt Clement more, tonight. Hopefully that won't play into tonight's game at all, as Dontrelle tends to give up walks and runs when he's too excited.

I have to take Willis today, and 37,999 for the crowd.

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