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Open Thread and Ichthyomancy: Nationals at Marlins (8/22)

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The Marlins are off to a good start to the series.  But Photi's crack stat department has uncovered a possible cause for concern for this game.

The starting pitcher for the Marlins is Josh Johnson.  The Nationals plan to trot Jason Bergmann out to the hill.

Game time is 7:05 p.m.

Johnson is leading the Majors in ERA.  His last start was somewhat sub-par for the righty, giving up 4 ER in 6 innings.  But it was against the red hot Dodgers and he was still able to record the win.

Bergmann is another call-up from the Minor Leagues.  He is only making his third start of the season and he has yet to win as a starter.  Though he didn't pitch badly in either outing.  The Marlins have seen him before when he pitched relief in the team's last visit to D.C.

If you are looking for more on the Nationals, be sure and check out Federal Ball and while you are there you may want to get Basil's take on the possible ROY outcome.

If you do go to the game you will get a chance to hang with Chewbacca, Darth Vader and Wicket the Ewok.

Ichthyomancy is ready to go.  Don't forget to get your picks in on time.

Here's today's Ichthyomancy pick table:

FishStriper Attendance Player AAB
Al State
Bobbob 15,473 Cabrera Johnson: 0 R in first 3 inn.
Carolina
Colombo 10,943 Johnson Johnson: 6 K
C60 15,500 Johnson Cabrera: RBI>1
Cubsfan2883
Dan
Dex
Double B 17,869 Johnson Marlins blow lead in 9th
Dr F 14,041 Johnson Johnson: IP ≥ 7, H < 6
Eaglephin
Fishfan 26,000 Uggla Johnson IP ≥ 8 innings
Fluxuation Johnson
HadMatter 9,500 Willingham Willingham RBI>1, Willingham RBI ≥ Johnson R
Hoboken
JrFelix
Jscape 15,423 Ramirez Marlins: IBB except Cabrera
Jsprt06
17MarlinS35 14,289 Jacobs *comments*
Maverick 9,088 Willingham Willingham: 6+ TB
NULaw
Pete
StrandedX02
Wiggins
Zheke

Best of Luck to Everyone!