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Open Thread and Ichthyomancy: Astros at Marlins (8/5)

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The Marlins will be going for the series win today.

The Marlins starting pitcher is Scott Olsen.

The Astros have in mind, Matt Albers.

Game time is 1:05 p.m.

Olsen will be making his 10th day start of the season, the most by any Marlins pitcher.  Unfortunately, Scott is a creature of the night and doesn't do his best work during the day.  If fact, he is sporting a day ERA of 6.48 for the season.  If Olsen can avoid the giving up the big inning, which has plagued him in his last two starts, and somehow cope with pitching in the sunshine - he could return to form.

Albers will be making a spot start in place of the injured Chris Sampson.  Albers has spent most of his time in the bullpen this season after being a part of the rotation at the start of the season.  One interesting thing about him, he has been one crappy pitcher outdoors this season.  He has appeared in 11 outdoors games while posting a 8.07 ERA.  As compared to his 8 appearances indoors where he has put forth a 2.82 ERA.

Ichthyomancy is up and running.

Here's today's Ichthyomancy pick table:

FishStriper Attendance Player AAB
Al State
Baseballfan 13,000 Cabrera Marlins: 10+ H, 4+ BB
Bobbob 15,000 Cabrera Marlins: 10+ H
Brickell
Brooklyn
Bumppo 14,000 Cabrera Olsen: QS, Cabrera: HR
C60 16,425 Willingham Marlins: HR > 2
Colombo 14,023 Ramirez Cabrera+Ramirez: 4+ H, 10+ TB
Cubsfan
Dan
Evilfish
Exitfare
Fluxuation Cabrera
Gottabethefives
HadMatter 16,000 Jacobs Olsen: QS
Hoboken
Hurricane 15,000 Ramirez Miller: W
Iguerra
Jacob
JDarrell13
Jim B 12,888 Ramirez Wood: 1 XBH
Jrfelix
Jrsyeagle 14,328 Ramirez Marlins IF: cycle
Jsprt06
Marlins9703
Maverick
MistaRaggy
Nynolelaw
NYULaw

Best of Luck to Everyone!