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Miami Marlins vs. Washington Nationals: Game 17 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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Miami looks to win the first of a three game series against the Nationals.

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After winning their fifth game of the season Thursday night against the Phillies the Marlins travel back home to Miami to face the Nationals. The pitching match up is Mat Latos against Jordan Zimmerman.

Pitching Matchup

PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS PHILLIES ERA FIP PROJ ERA
3.55 4.19 10.24 Latos Zimmerman 6,14 4.42 3.20

Mat Latos who has had a slow start in 2015 is still looking for his first win of the season. In his last start against the Mets Latos pitched for five innings giving up two earned runs striking out five.

Jordan Zimmerman also hasn't had such a great start to his season. In his last start against the Phillies, Zimmerman pitched 6.1 innings giving up to earned runs with three strikeouts.

Today's Lineups

WASHINGTON NATIONALS MIAMI MARLINS
Denard Span - CF Dee Gordon - 2B
Ian Desmond - SS Martin Prado - 3B
Jayson Werth - LF Giancarlo Stanton - RF
Bryce Harper - RF Mike Morse - 1B
Ryan Zimmerman - 1B Marcell Ozuna - CF
Yunel Escobar - 3B J.T. Realmuto - C
Wilson Ramos - C Ichiro Suzuki - LF
Dan Uggla - 2B Adeiny Hechavarria - SS
Jordan Zimmermann - RHP Mat Latos - RHP

Game Notes

-Can Latos get his first win of the season?

-Will the much needed trip back to Miami help the Marlins?

Bold Prediction: Marlins win 2-0