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Miami Marlins vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Game 66 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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The Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals will battle, with Jose Fernandez representing the league's worst team versus the league's best and their pitcher, Jake Westbrook.

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3 game series vs Cardinals @ Marlins Park

St. Louis Cardinals
@ Miami Marlins

Friday, Jun 14, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT
Marlins Park

Jake Westbrook vs Jose Fernandez

Partly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing from right to left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 85.

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The Miami Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals will square off in a battle of the worst (Marlins) versus the best (Cardinals) in baseball. On the mound. at least, the Marlins will have a solid representantive, as Jose Fernandez will take the hill for the Fish opposite Jake Westbrook.

Pitching Matchup

Proj Win% Proj ERA FIP ERA Marlins Cardinals ERA FIP Proj ERA Proj Win%
.528 3.72 3.45 3.17 Fernandez Westbrook 1.62 3.55 4.43 .447

Jose Fernandez is coming off of an excellent game, but he's facing one of the best offenses in the National League in the Cardinals. Jake Westbrook has been dominating thus far, but he is likely to be especially dominating against the hapless Marlins.

Lineup

Order Player Proj wOBA vs. RHP
1 Juan Pierre .292
2 Ed Lucas ---
3 Giancarlo Stanton .395
4 Marcell Ozuna .307
5 Derek Dietrich .310
6 Adeiny Hechavarria .274
7 Greg Dobbs .285
8 Jeff Mathis .255
9 Pitcher ---

Seriously guys, Jeff Mathis is playing again. Is Rob Brantly dead?

Notes

- I will be catching tonight's premiere of Man of Steel, so I will not be around for the game. I'll have one eye on it via my phone despite all the warnings against it at the movie theaters, however!

Bold Prediction: Cardinals def. Marlins 3-0