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Marlins vs. Dodgers: Game 75 Thread and Icthyomancy

Miami continues their home stretch Friday night in the first game of a three game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers

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After being swept at home by the Cardinals the Fish will stay in Miami to face Dodgers. Miami faced the Dodgers earlier in the season in L.A. Miami ended up only taking one game of the three game series. Tonight Justin Nicolino will make his second career start against Brett Anderson on the mound.

Pitching Matchup

PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS Dodgers ERA FIP PROJ ERA
4.44 3.40 0.00 Nicolino Anderson 3.29 3.67 3.85

Nicolino had a tremendous first career start against the Reds last week. He pitched for seven innings giving up no runs and only four hits in the 5-0 win.

In Brett Anderson's last start against the Giants he gave up only one earned runs over five innings of work in a win.

Today's Lineups

LOS ANGELES DODGERS MIAMI MARLINS
Joc Pederson - CF Dee Gordon - 2B
Howie Kendrick - 2B Christian Yelich - LF
Justin Turner - 3B Adeiny Hechavarria - SS
Adrian Gonzalez - 1B Giancarlo Stanton - RF
Scott Van Slyke - RF Marcell Ozuna - CF
Alex Guerrero - LF Jeff Baker - 1B
Jimmy Rollins - SS Derek Dietrich - 3B
A.J. Ellis - C J.T. Realmuto - C
Brett Anderson - LHP Justin Nicolino - LHP

Tonight Dan Jennings has decided to move Hechavarria to third in the order. For the Dodgers Yasiel Puig is out with a thumb callus.

Bold Prediction: Marlins win 3-2