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Open Thread and Ichthyomancy: Phillies at Marlins (4/6)

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Tonight is the home opener for the Marlins!  The Phillies are in town for a three-game set and they have yet to hit on all eight cylinders (or should that be nine).  Yes, I know, that a nine engine cylinder doesn't make any sense in the real world.  But we are talking baseball here.  Making sense is not a prerequisite.

The starting pitcher for the Marlins is Sergio Mitre.

The Phillies will send Jamie Moyer to the hill.

Game time is 7:05 p.m.

Mitre is coming off a strong spring and it will be interesting to see how he handles to potent Phillies lineup.

Moyer is a soft thrower at this point in his career.  So the Fish should see junk and more junk.  If the young Marlins can resist the urge to get overly aggressive at the soft tossing Moyer, and go with the pitch, they should be fine.

Ichthyomancy is more than ready after the day off.  It is a night game so everyone should be able to make their picks on time.  I will get the Ichthyomancy standings table up some time this weekend.

Here's today's Ichthyomancy pick table:

FishStriper Attendance Player AAB
Al State
Bobbob 34,000 Cabrera Mitre: 0 XBH thru 4
Brickell 38,000 Cabrera Cabrera: OB 4+ times
C60 35,000 Cabrera Marlins: HR > 2
Colombo 39,443 Ramirez Game: 4+ HR
Cubsfan
Dan 33,108 Cabrera Willingham: 1st pitch HR
Fluxuation 36,812 De Aza Marlins: XBH every inn.
HadMatter 37,377 Uggla Marlins: 10+ H, come from behind W
Hoboken
Jim B 34,790 Cabrera Marlins: players with H=6
Jrfelix
Jsprt06 38.098 Cabrera Ramirez SB=Uggla RBI
Maverick
MistaRaggy 35,982 Cabrera Cabrera XBH ≥ Mitre BB

Best of Luck to Everyone!