Following a 4-3 extra innings loss to the Braves on Saturday night, the Miami Marlins will look to take the series with a victory on Sunday afternoon. Brad Hand will oppose Julio Teheran on the mound.
|PROJ ERA||FIP||ERA||MARLINS||BRAVES||ERA||FIP||PROJ ERA|
Brad Hand has been in and out of Miami's rotation, but will get the start for Miami on Sunday. Hand was charged for four runs in four and a third innings against Colorado in his last start, and allowed two runs in three innings of relief against the Mets in his last appearance.
Julio Teheran pitched six and two third innings in his last start against the Phillies, allowing five runs (two earned) while walking four and striking out three. In his last start against Miami, Teheran pitched seven innings and allowed just one run.
|ATLANTA BRAVES||MIAMI MARLINS|
|Jason Heyward - RF||Christian Yelich - LF|
|Phil Gosselin - 2B||Donovan Solano - 2B|
|Freddie Freeman - 1B||Giancarlo Stanton - RF|
|Justin Upton - LF||Casey McGehee - 3B|
|Evan Gattis - C||Marcell Ozuna - CF|
|Chris Johnson - 3B||Garrett Jones - 1B|
|Andrelton Simmons - SS||Jarrod Saltalamacchia - C|
|Emilio Bonifacio - CF||Adeiny Hechavarria - SS|
|Julio Teheran - RHP||Brad Hand - LHP|
-Can Miami take the series? The Marlins' inability to win series has led to their fall in the Wild Card standings.
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Bold Prediction: Braves def. Marlins 9-4