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Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets: Game 75 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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The Miami Marlins will look for a series split this afternoon versus the New York Mets, with Anthony DeSclafani on the mound versus Jon Niese.

Rob Foldy

The Miami Marlins are looking to split this series with the New York Mets to finish up a disappointing home stand for the Fish. The Fish send out Anthony DeSclafani versus Jon Niese.

Pitching Matchup
PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS METS ERA FIP PROJ ERA
4.56 4.38 5.60 DeSclafani Niese 2.67 3.54 3,81

The Marlins are expecting a better outing from DeSclafani this time around, particularly in the home run department. He has given up three home runs in his 17 2/3 innings, but also struck out 14 batters with only three walks, so the results thus far are mixed.

Niese has had a dominant season thus far. The last time he faced the Fish, he threw seven shutout innings with six strikeouts and one walk in his May 5 start.

Lineup

Today's Lineups

NEW YORK METS MIAMI MARLINS
C. Granderson - RF Reed Johnson - LF
Daniel Murphy - 2B Ed Lucas - SS
David Wright - 3B G. Stanton - RF
Lucas Duda - 1B Casey McGehee - 3B
K. Nieuwenhuis - CF Marcell Ozuna - CF
Ruben Tejada - SS Jeff Baker - 1B
Anthony Recker - C Derek Dietrich - 2B
Jon Niese - LHP Jeff Mathis - C
Eric Young Jr. - LF A. DeSclafani - RHP

Miami is going with a different lineup in today's game against the lefty Niese. Reed Johnson, Jeff Baker, and Jeff Mathis get in the lineup, and Derek Dietrich has returned to the lineup after Rafael Furcal was forced back onto the disabled list. Hooray for Dietrich!

The Mets are playing Jon Niese eighth in the lineup, which is fantastic!

Bold Prediction: Mets def. Marlins 4-2