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Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets: Game 34 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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The Miami Marlins will look to sweep the New York Mets in the final game of the three game series. Tom Koehler will be on the mound for the Marlins.

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Bust out the brooms, because the Miami Marlins are looking for a sweep.

After taking the first two games of the series, the Miami Marlins will look to sweep the New York Mets on Wednesday afternoon. Tom Koehler will look to follow Henderson Alvarez's complete game with a solid outing of his own.

Pitching Matchup
PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS Mets ERA FIP PROJ ERA
4.64 4.40 2.41 Koehler Wheeler 5.13 3.15 3.63

Koehler has been solid on the mound for the Marlins, and will look to build off of the solid performances from Nathan Eovaldi and Alvarez in the first two games of the series. In his last start against the Dodgers, Koehler went seven innings and didn't give up a run while walking two and striking out four.

Zach Wheeler struggled in his last outing against Colorado, during which he gave up seven runs in four innings.

Lineups

Today's Lineups

NEW YORK METS MIAMI MARLINS
Juan Lagares - CF C. Yelich - LF
Daniel Murphy - 2B Derek Dietrich - 2B
David Wright - 3B G. Stanton - RF
C. Granderson - RF Casey McGehee - 3B
Chris Young - LF Garrett Jones - 1B
Lucas Duda - 1B Marcell Ozuna - CF
Anthony Recker - C A. Hechavarria - SS
Ruben Tejada - SS Jeff Mathis - C
Zack Wheeler - RHP Tom Koehler - RHP

The Marlins will turn to their standard lineup minus Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who is getting a day off versus the righty Zach Wheeler on the day game after the night game. Jeff Mathis is in the lineup in his stead,

Notes

-Can the Marlins earn the sweep? Having swept the Braves to begin the homestand, the Marlins may be looking at their second sweep in three series.

-Will the bullpen play a role? Alvarez's complete game saved the bullpen on Tuesday, so Mike Redmond's 'pen should be fresh.

Bold Prediction: Marlins def. Mets 5-4