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Open Thread and Ichthyomancy: Phillies at Marlins (4/7)

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The Marlins didn't exactly put their best foot forward when playing in front of, what could be, the biggest home crowd of the season.  To top it off Miguel Olivo hurt his thumb trying to stretch a triple into a inside-the-park home run.

Olivo is day-to-day and the present thinking is that he will heal quickly.  Should Treanor leave the lineup for any reason, either Willingham or Jacobs will serve as the emergency catcher.  If Olivo's injury is of the persistent kind, the organization will make a move and call up Paul Hoover.  The home opener could have gone better, to say the least.

But today is another day and the Marlins get to try it again.

The starting pitcher for the Marlins is Dontrelle Willis.

The Phillies have on tap Brett Myers.

Game time is 7:05 p.m.

While Dontrelle didn't have much luck against the Phillies last season, he has historically pitched very well against them at home.  His career home numbers against the Phillies: 4-3 with a 2.58 ERA.

As for Myers, he has logged a career 3.56 ERA with only one loss in eight starts in JRS.  That's pretty good but it doesn't tell the whole story.  The Phillies are 1-7 when Myers starts in JRS.

Ichthomancy is looking fit and ready for competition.  It's a night game so there is no big hurry to make your picks but don't forget to send them in.

Here's today's Ichthyomancy pick table:

FishStriper Attendance Player AAB
Al State
Bobbob 34,000 Willis Willis: Pitch H < TB
Brickell 36,660 Willis Marlins: 3+ HR
C60 37,500 Willis Willis: Bat R+RBI ≥ ER
Colombo 32,885 Willis Willis: CG
Cubsfan 26,652 Ramirez Myers: IP < 5
Dan 24,500 Borchard Willis+Uggla = 5 H, all 1B
Fluxuation
HadMatter 28,555 Treanor Julio: Save
Hoboken
Jim B 35,000 Uggla Wood: XBH
Jrfelix
Jsprt06 32,764 Willis Willis IP=Cabrera TB
Maverick 33,029 Cabrera Cabrera: 7+ TB
MistaRaggy 31,003 Game: 4 XBH in last 2 inn.
NYULaw 29,500 Willis Ramirez: 2+ SB

Best of Luck to Everyone!