clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves: Game 134 Thread and Ichthyomancy

New, comments

The Miami Marlins will look to bounce back in game two of the three game set with the Braves on Saturday night. Jarred Cosart will oppose Aaron Harang on the mound.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Following a 5-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Friday night, the Miami Marlins will look to bounce back in game two of the series on Saturday. Jarred Cosart will oppose Aaron Harang on the mound.

Pitching Matchup
PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS Braves ERA FIP PROJ ERA
3.53 3.81 3.98 Cosart Harang 3.60 3.61 3.99

Jarred Cosart has been solid since joining the Marlins, and will face the Braves coming off of a quality start against the Angels. In seven and two third innings, Cosart allowed one run while walking one and striking out four.

Cosart pitched seven innings and allowed just one run in his last start against Atlanta.

Aaron Harang is coming off of a five and a third inning performance against the Reds, during which he allowed four runs and struck out five. He allowed two runs in seven innings in his last start against the Marlins.

Lineups

Today's Lineups

MIAMI MARLINS ATLANTA BRAVES
Christian Yelich - LF Jason Heyward - RF
Donovan Solano - 2B Andrelton Simmons - SS
Giancarlo Stanton - RF Freddie Freeman - 1B
Casey McGehee - 3B Justin Upton - LF
Garrett Jones - 1B Evan Gattis - C
Marcell Ozuna - CF Chris Johnson - 3B
Jarrod Saltalamacchia - C Tommy La Stella - 2B
Adeiny Hechavarria - SS B.J. Upton - CF
Jarred Cosart - RHP Aaron Harang - RHP

Casey McGehee is back in the cleanup spot, with Jarrod Saltalamacchia catching Cosart. The Marlins will look to score early against Harang, who has pitched well against the Marlins in his career.

B.J. Upton gets the start in center field for the Braves, with Andrelton Simmons moving into the two spot.

Notes

-Can Miami even the series? The Marlins have to start winning if they want to remain in the hunt for a Wild Card spot.

-Editor's Note: SB Nation's partner FanDuel is hosting a one-day $18,000 Fantasy Baseball league for tonight's MLB games. It's $2 to join and first prize is $2,000. Jump in now. Here's the FanDuel link.

Bold Prediction: Braves def. Marlins 5-0