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Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies: Game 24 Thread and Ichthyomany

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Dan Haren and Cole Hamels face off as the Marlins seek a series victory.

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Miami took game one of the three-game series in walk-off fashion on Friday night, and the club could win the series with a victory on Saturday. Dan Haren will oppose Cole Hamels on the mound.

Pitching Matchup

PROJ ERA FIP ERA Marlins Phillies ERA FIP PROJ ERA
4.43 6.00 3.38 Haren Hamels 3.19 5.59 3.66

Haren is coming off of a five inning outing against the Nationals, during which he allowed two runs while walking and striking out three. In his last start against the Phillies, he allowed four runs and struck out seven over six innings.

Hamels allowed one run in his last start against the Cardinals, and did not allow an earned run in six innings in his last outing against Miami.

Today's Lineups

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES MIAMI MARLINS
Ben Revere - LF Dee Gordon - 2B
Odubel Herrera - CF Martin Prado - 3B
Chase Utley - 2B Giancarlo Stanton - RF
Ryan Howard - 1B Marcell Ozuna - CF
Grady Sizemore - RF Jeff Baker - 1B
Cody Asche - 3B J.T. Realmuto - C
Carlos Ruiz - C Ichiro Suzuki - LF
Freddy Galvis - SS Adeiny Hechavarria - SS
Cole Hamels - LHP Dan Haren - RHP

Jeff Baker gets the start at first base against the lefty Hamels, with Martin Prado in the two spot. Miami's offense came through on Friday, however Hamels has had success against the Marlins in his career.

Notes

-Can Haren turn in a quality start? Miami's starters have had success of late.

-How will the offense fare against Hamels? The Marlins have not seen many lefties early in 2015.

Bold Prediction: Marlins top Phillies 8-1