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Miami Marlins vs. New York Mets: Game 22 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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Miami is seeking its second consecutive series win after topping the Mets on Tuesday night.

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New York remains hot but the Marlins were able to tie the series at one with a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night. Mat Latos gets the start for the Marlins, with Bartolo Colon taking the mound for the Mets.

Pitching Matchup

PROJ ERA FIP ERA Marlins Mets ERA FIP PROJ ERA
3.52 3.52 7.31 Latos Colon 2.77 2.99 4.04

Latos is making his 10th career start against the Mets, posting a 2-4 record and 2.63 ERA in the previous nine. He pitched well in his last outing against the Nationals, allowing two runs and striking out four in 6.1 innings pitched.

Colon is 4-2 with a 3.10 ERA in six career starts against the Marlins. He allowed three earned runs and struck out five over six innings in his last start against the Braves.

Today's Lineups

NEW YORK METS MIAMI MARLINS
Curtis Granderson - RF Dee Gordon - 2B
Juan Lagares - CF Martin Prado - 3B
Lucas Duda - 1B Giancarlo Stanton - RF
Michael Cuddyer - LF Marcell Ozuna - CF
Daniel Murphy - 2B Mike Morse - 1B
Eric Campbell - 3B J.T. Realmuto - C
Wilmer Flores - SS Ichiro Suzuki - LF
Kevin Plawecki - C Adeiny Hechavarria - SS
Bartolo Colon - RHP Mat Latos - RHP

J.T. Realmuto gets the start in the six spot with Ichiro still in left field. Wilmer Flores gets the start at shortstop for the Mets, with Kevin Plawecki catching Colon.

Notes

-Miami has four wins in its last 17 meetings with the Mets.

-Marlins starting pitchers have turned in quality starts in six of the last save contests. Can Latos keep the trend going?

-Can Dee Gordon continue to thrive at the top of the order?

Bold Prediction: Mets top Marlins 7-4