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Miami Marlins vs. Houston Astros: Game 103 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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The Miami Marlins will look to win their third straight as they take on the Astros in game two of the three game set. Tom Koehler will be on the mound for the Marlins.

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Looking to win their second consecutive series, the Miami Marlins are back in action in game two of the three game series with the Houston Astros on Saturday night. Tom Koehler will oppose Jarred Cosart on the mound.

Pitching Matchup
PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS Astros ERA FIP PROJ ERA
4.39 4.00 3.85 Koehler Cosart 4.23 4.04 4.23

Tom Koehler, who is coming off of a six and two third innings outing against the Braves during which he allowed one run, gets the start against the struggling Astros. Koehler's offspeed pitches were working well, as he struck out seven Braves.

Jarred Cosart is coming off of a five inning start against the White Sox, during which he allowed four runs (three earned) while walking and striking out four.

Lineups

Today's Lineups

MIAMI MARLINS HOUSTON ASTROS
Christian Yelich - LF Jose Altuve - 2B
Jordany Valdespin - CF Marwin Gonzalez - SS
Giancarlo Stanton - DH Chris Carter - DH
Casey McGehee - 3B Jason Castro - C
Garrett Jones - 1B Matt Dominguez - 3B
Jarrod Saltalamacchia - C Jonathan Singleton - 1B
Reed Johnson - RF Marc Krauss - LF
Donovan Solano - 2B Enrique Hernandez - CF
Adeiny Hechavarria - SS Robbie Grossman - RF
Tom Koehler - RHP Jarred Cosart - RHP

Jordany Valdespin gets the start at second base for Miami, with Giancarlo Stanton serving as the DH. Jarrod Saltalamacchia will catch Koehler, with Reed Johnson starting in right field and Donovan Solano starting at second base.

Notes

-Can Miami score early? The Marlins couldn't capitalize on several opportunities before breaking through in the seventh inning on Friday.

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