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Miami Marlins vs. Washington Nationals: Game 159 Thread and Ichthyomancy

After taking two of three from the Phillies, the Marlins end the regular season with a four game series against the Washington Nationals. Andrew Heaney will oppose Doug Fister in game one.

Dilip Vishwanat

After taking two of three from the Phillies, the Miami Marlins end their season with a four game set against the Nationals, including a double header on Friday. Andrew Heaney will oppose Doug Fister on the mound in game one.

Pitching Matchup
PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS Nationals ERA FIP PROJ ERA
4.46 5.30 5.33 Heaney Fister 2.55 4.07 3.60

Miami chose to give Heaney one final start heading into the offseason. He struggled when he placed in the rotation earlier in the year, but has pitched four and two third innings of scoreless relief between his last two appearances. In his last appearance, Heaney tossed three scoreless innings against the Nationals.

Doug Fister is coming off of a six and two third innings outing against the Marlins, during which he allowed two runs and walked a pair while striking out one.

Lineups

Today's Lineups

MIAMI MARLINS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Christian Yelich - LF Denard Span - CF
Donovan Solano - 2B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Casey McGehee - 3B Ryan Zimmerman - LF
Garrett Jones - RF Adam LaRoche - 1B
Jarrod Saltalamacchia - C Ian Desmond - SS
Justin Bour - 1B Bryce Harper - RF
Enrique Hernandez - CF Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B
Adeiny Hechavarria - SS Jose Lobaton - C
Jarred Cosart - RHP Doug Fister - RHP
Notes

-How will Heaney perform? Miami's top pitching prospect will look to impress in his final start of the season.

-Can the offense score early? It took a late rally to top the Phillies on Thursday afternoon.