|PROJ ERA||FIP||ERA||MARLINS||Pirates||ERA||FIP||PROJ ERA|
Tom Koehler is coming off of one of his better starts of the season, a seven inning outing against the Reds during which he struck out three and did not allow a run. Koehler did not pitch against Pittsburgh when the Pirates were at Marlins Park in June.
Jeff Locke pitched five and a third innings against the Diamondbacks in his last start, allowing six runs (four earned) while walking two and striking out five.
|MIAMI MARLINS||PITTSBURGH PIRATES|
|Christian Yelich - LF||Josh Harrison - 3B|
|Adeiny Hechavarria - SS||Gregory Polanco - RF|
|Giancarlo Stanton - RF||Russell Martin - C|
|Casey McGehee - 3B||Ike Davis - 1B|
|Jeff Baker - 1B||Starling Marte - CF|
|Marcell Ozuna - CF||Travis Snider - LF|
|Enrique Hernandez - 2B||Jordy Mercer - SS|
|Jeff Mathis - C||Michael Martinez - 2B|
|Tom Koehler - RHP||Jeff Locke - LHP|
Adeiny Hechavarria slides into the second spot, with Jeff Baker getting the start at first base.
Enrique Hernandez gets the start at second base, with Jeff Mathis starting behind the plate.
Gregory Polanco slides into the two spot, with Michael Martinez hitting eighth for the Pirates.
-Can Miami support Koehler? An eighth inning rally lifted the Marlins on Tuesday night, after they found themselves trailing early.
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Bold Prediction: Pirates def. Marlins 6-1