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Miami Marlins vs. Pittsburgh Pirates: Game 113 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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Coming off of a 6-3 victory in game one, the Miami Marlins will look to win game two of the three game set with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night. Tom Koehler will oppose Jeff Locke on the mound.

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The Miami Marlins will look to win the three game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates with a victory on Wednesday. Tom Koehler will oppose Jeff Locke on the mound.

Pitching Matchup
PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS Pirates ERA FIP PROJ ERA
4.35 3.93 3.70 Koehler Locke 3.77 4.18 4.15

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.

Lineups

Today's Lineups

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.

Notes

-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