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Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets: Game 13 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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The Miami Marlins are looking to avoid a four-game sweep at the hands of the fiery hot New York Mets, but Matt Harvey stands in their way.

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Get out the broom breakers, because the Miami Marlins are looking to bust up a sweep!

The Marlins are staring down the barrel of a four-game sweep at the hands of the rival New York Mets, and their biggest pitching challenge yet has arrived. Matt Harvey takes the mound for the Mets versus Miami, while the Fish counter with Tom Koehler.

Pitching Matchup
PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS METS ERA FIP PROJ ERA
4.35 6.52 3.18 Koehler Harvey 2.25 3.08 3.10

Matt Harvey is one of the best pitchers the Marlins have faced early on this year, and he is probably the last person they wanted to see with a sweep on the line. Koehler's early nice ERA belies some ugly peripherals, particularly the three home runs he has allowed in two starts and 11 1/3 innings.

Lineup
MIAMI MARLINS NEW YORK METS
Dee Gordon - 2B Curtis Granderson - RF
Christian Yelich - LF Travis d'Arnaud - C
Giancarlo Stanton - RF Lucas Duda - 1B
Martin Prado - 3B Eric Campbell - 3B
Mike Morse - 1B Daniel Murphy - 2B
Marcell Ozuna - CF Juan Lagares - CF
J.T. Realmuto - C Kirk Nieuwenhuis - LF
Adeiny Hechavarria - SS Ruben Tejada - SS
Tom Koehler - RHP Matt Harvey - RHP

The Marlins send out most of their usual lineup for today's final contest, with no rest for the regular lineup. That includes J.T. Realmuto, who will be getting an extended playing time look thanks to Jeff Mathis's finger injury and the continued struggles of Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

Notes

- I'll be here for today's contest! Who's joining me?

- Can the Marlins score some runs? Last night's four-run ninth inning was a promising sign, and Michael Morse's home run was a sight for sore eyes, but the team needs more of this regularly.

Bold Prediction: Mets def. Marlins 4-0