Miami is refusing to go away.
Riding a three game winning streak, the Marlins will look to win their fourth straight on Wednesday night in game three of the four game set against the Braves. Nathan Eovaldi will oppose Ervin Santana on the mound.
|PROJ ERA||FIP||ERA||MARLINS||Braves||ERA||FIP||PROJ ERA|
Nathan Eovaldi struggled in his first start of the second half, lasting just four innings and allowing eight runs while walking one and striking out five against the Giants last Friday night. In his last outing against Atlanta, Eovaldi pitched eight innings and allowed just two runs while striking out four.
Ervin Santana allowed four runs and walked three in six innings against the Phillies in his last start, and pitched six innings while yielding three runs in his last start against Miami.
|MIAMI MARLINS||ATLANTA BRAVES|
|Christian Yelich - LF||B.J. Upton - CF|
|Donovan Solano - 2B||Tommy La Stella - 2B|
|Giancarlo Stanton - RF||Freddie Freeman - 1B|
|Casey McGehee - 3B||Justin Upton - LF|
|Garrett Jones - 1B||Jason Heyward - RF|
|Marcell Ozuna - CF||Chris Johnson - 3B|
|Jarrod Saltalamacchia - C||Gerald Laird - C|
|Adeiny Hechavarria - SS||Andrelton Simmons - SS|
|Nathan Eovaldi - RHP||Ervin Santana - RHP|
Donovan Solano gets his second consecutive start at second after a solid offensive night on Tuesday, and both Garrett Jones and Jarrod Saltalamacchia return to the lineup for the Marlins.
Gerald Laird gets the start behind the plate for the Braves.
-How will Eovaldi respond? Eovaldi allowed two home runs against the Giants but will look to bounce back against Atlanta.
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Bold Prediction: Braves def. Marlins 8-1