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Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves: Game 27 Thread and Ichthyomancy

The Miami Marlins will look to win the series in game two of a three game set with the Braves on Wednesday night. Nathan Eovaldi will be on the mound on for the Marlins.

Marc Serota

Jose Fernandez and the Miami Marlins' offense thrived on Tuesday night in a 9-0 victory, and the Marlins will look to win the series in game two of the three game set on Wednesday night. Nathan Eovaldi will be on the mound for the Marlins.

Pitching Matchup
3.87 2.87 2.19 Eovaldi Harang 0.85 2.27 3.93

Eovaldi has consistently followed Jose Fernandez's typically effective performances with solid starts of his own, and will look to do the same against a solid Atlanta lineup. Eovaldi has to be able to get ahead with his fastball, which he did in his last outing against the Braves. In six innings, he gave up an unearned run while striking out seven.

Harang has been a consistent addition to the Atlanta rotation, and gave up one run in six innings of work to the Marlins in his last start.


Today's Lineups

Jason Heyward - RF Christian Yelich - LF
B.J. Upton- CF Ed Lucas - 2B
Freddie Freeman - 1B Giancarlo Stanton - RF
Justin Upton - LF Casey McGehee - 3B
Evan Gattis-C Jarrod Saltalamacchia - C
Dan Uggla-2B Garrett Jones-1B
Chris Johnson-3B Marcell Ozuna-CF
Andrelton Simmons-SS Adeiny Hechavarria - SS
Aaron Harang-RHP Nathan Eovaldi - RHP

Led by homers off the bats of Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Giancarlo Stanton, the Marlins were able to score nine times on Tuesday night. Ed Lucas remains in the lineup batting second, and Garrett Jones returns and is in the six spot.

Dan Uggla, B.J. and Justin Upton are all back in the lineup against Eovaldi.


-Can the Marlins win the series? Miami hasn't won a series since sweeping Seattle at home, but will have a chance to do so on Wednesday night.

-Will Eovaldi repeat past success? Eovaldi was efficient in his last start against Atlanta, but should look to get deeper into the game.

Bold Prediction: Marlins def. Braves 6-3