After dropping game two of the series, the Miami Marlins are looking to win the series with the Mets with a victory on Wednesday night. Henderson Alvarez will oppose Dillon Gee in the final game of the three game set.
|PROJ ERA||FIP||ERA||MARLINS||Mets||ERA||FIP||PROJ ERA|
Alvarez is coming off of a solid outing against the Phillies, during which he went seven innings and allowed one run while not issuing a walk and striking out four. In his last full start against the Mets, Alvarez allowed six runs in five innings.
Dillon Gee allowed three runs and struck out four over five and a third innings in his last start against the Nationals. Gee tossed eight shutout innings in his last start against the Marlins.
|MIAMI MARLINS||NEW YORK METS|
|Christian Yelich - LF||Matt den Dekker - LF|
|Donovan Solano - 2B||Daniel Murphy - 3B|
|Casey McGehee - 3B||Travis d'Arnaud - C|
|Marcell Ozuna - CF||Lucas Duda - 1B|
|Garrett Jones - 1B||Wilmer Flores - 2B|
|Reed Johnson - RF||Curtis Granderson - RF|
|Adeiny Hechavarria - SS||Kirk Nieuwenhuis - CF|
|Jeff Mathis - C||Ruben Tejada - SS|
|Henderson Alvarez - RHP||Dillon Gee - RHP|
Garrett Jones remains at first base, with Reed Johnson getting the start in right field. Jeff Mathis will give Jarrod Saltalamacchia a night off behind the plate. Adeiny Hechavarria returns to the lineup after sitting Tuesday out with a shoulder injury.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis gets the start in center field for the Mets.
-Can Miami take the series? Without Giancarlo Stanton, the Marlins have had trouble putting wins together.
-Will Alvarez finish strong? Although he has struggled to stay healthy, Henderson Alvarez has been Miami's most consistent starter and will look to pitch well in his last few starts.
Bold Prediction: Marlins def. Mets 7-5