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Open Thread and Ichthyomancy: Marlins at Astros (9/12)

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Game One on Planet Houston today (do you get that reference Wiggins? It's less obscure than Spinal Tap). Planet Houston is in a different time zone (naturally), so the game won't start until 8:05.

Dontrelle Willis versus Brandon Backe tonight. This is no gimmie. Look at the stats all you want and feel comfortable. But we're effectively in the playoffs now (each game counts) and Backe was pretty freaking great in the playoffs last year (3 games, 18.2 innings, 0.91 WHIP, and 2.89 ERA).

Later tonight the Giants and Padres square off and B.L. Bonds is allegedly going to be in the lineup. That's probably worth tuning in to watch.

It's once again time for ichthyomancy. If you've been playing all season, please make your picks today. If you've never played before - start today. It doesn't cost anything, it's fun, and it's free.

Here's today's ichthyomancy pick table:

Person Player Attendance AAB
Carolina Willis 38,999 Marlins: 2-1
Colombo259
Craig Conine 38,003 Conine: Steals home
Danielfred1235 Delgado 38,375 Involved and didn't happen
Dex
Double B SP
Fishfan24 Cabrera 24,024 SP: No hitter
Jsprt05 Willis 35,000 Cabrera: HR*
Rastronomicals Willis 39,048 Willis: CG Loss
Seamusfurr Willis 37,012 Willis: onbase 3x
StrandedX02 Willis 39,727 Jones: 4-out save, 3 K
Wiggins Willis 38,511 Cabrera/Delgado BTB HR

Make your picks and discuss...