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Miami Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves: Game 37 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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Miami can tie the three game series with a victory on Saturday afternoon after falling on Friday night.

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Miami fell to Atlanta in the first game of a three game set on Friday night but could tie the series with a victory on Saturday afternoon. Mat Latos will oppose Alex Wood on the mound.

Pitching Matchup

PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS BRAVES ERA FIP PROJ ERA
3.53 3.50 4.72 Latos Wood 4.28 2.98 3.25

Latos is making his 11th career start against the Braves and is 3-5 with a 4.56 ERA in those outings. He pitched well in his last start against the Giants, allowing one run over seven innings while striking out five and not issuing a walk.

Wood is 3-3 with a 3.74 ERA in his ten previous appearances against the Marlins. He allowed three earned runs and struck out seven in 6.2 innings against the Nationals in his last start. Wood allowed two runs over five innings in his last start against the Marlins.

Today's Lineups

ATLANTA BRAVES MIAMI MARLINS
Jace Peterson - 2B Dee Gordon - 2B
Phil Gosselin - 3B Martin Prado - 3B
Freddie Freeman - 1B Giancarlo Stanton - RF
Nick Markakis - RF Marcell Ozuna - CF
Andrelton Simmons - SS Jeff Baker - 1B
A.J. Pierzynski - C Ichiro Suzuki - LF
Todd Cunningham - LF J.T. Realmuto - C
Cameron Maybin - CF Adeiny Hechavarria - SS
Alex Wood - LHP Mat Latos - RHP

Jeff Baker gets the start at first base for the Marlins against the left-handed Wood. The Marlins were able to tie the game on Friday but could not rally against Jim Johnson or Jason Grilli.

Notes

-Can the Marlins bounce back? The club could not rally last night and was 1-for-13 with runners in scoring position.

-Will Latos turn in a quality outing? The Braves have has some success against him in 2015.

-1:00 EST start. FOX SPORTS ONE!

Bold Prediction: Marlins top Braves 5-0