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Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies: Game 25 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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Marlins go for the sweep of the visiting Phillies with Jarred Cosart on the mound.

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Miami has taken the first two games of the three game series and is seeking a sweep of the Phillies with a victory on Sunday afternoon. Jarred Cosart will oppose Severino Gonzalez on the mound.

Pitching Matchup

PROJ ERA FIP ERA Marlins Phillies ERA FIP PROJ ERA
3.99 4.05 2.49 Cosart Gonzalez 23.63 5.39 5.13

Cosart is coming off of his best outing of the young season after tossing eight shutout innings against the Mets. In his last start against the Phillies, he allowed one run over six innings.

Gonzalez allowed seven runs in 2.2 innings against the Cardinals in his last appearance.

Today's Lineups

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES MIAMI MARLINS
Ben Revere - CF Ichiro Suzuki - LF
Chase Utley - 2B Adeiny Hechavarria - SS
Darin Ruf - LF Giancarlo Stanton - RF
Ryan Howard - 1B Marcell Ozuna - CF
Grady Sizemore - RF Mike Morse - 1B
Cody Asche - 3B Reid Brignac - 3B
Cesar Hernandez - SS Donovan Solano - 2B
Cameron Rupp - C Jhonatan Solano - C
Severino Gonzalez - RHP Jarred Cosart - RHP

Ichiro Suzuki gets the start in the leadoff spot for the Marlins, with Marcell Ozuna batting cleanup. Reid Brignac gives Martin Prado a day off at third base, Donovan Solano gets the nod at second, and Jhonatan Solano gives J.T. Realmuto a break behind the plate.

Cameron Rupp will catch Gonzalez, with Darin Ruf starting in left field for Philadelphia.

Notes

-Can the Marlins keep winning? The club has won nine of its last ten contests.

-How will Cosart perform? Miami's bullpen has not been used much on the current homestand.

Bold Prediction: Marlins top Phillies 2-1