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Marlins vs. Rockies: Game 56 Thread and Icthyomancy

The Marlins face the Rockies in game two of a three game series.

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Coming off a 6-2 win Friday night in Colorado, the Fish will play Saturday at 4:10 in game two of a three game series. Last night Giancarlo Stanton helped get the win with a 478 foot homerun. Today, David Phelps will face Chris Rusin on the mound.

Pitching Matchup

3.84 3.45 3.50 Phelps Rusin 0.77 3.20 5.45

David Phelps started the season in the bullpen but after Henderson Alvarez got injured he was added to the rotation. In Phelps' last start against the Mets he gave up two earned runs over six innings of work.

Chris Rusin was called up last week by the Rockies to fill in for injured Jorge De La Rosa. In his last start Rusin gave no earned runs over 4.2 innings.

Today's Lineups

Dee Gordon - 2B Charlie Blackmon - CF
Martin Prado - 3B DJ LeMahieu - 2B
Giancarlo Stanton - RF Nolan Arenado - 3B
Jeff Baker - 1B Carlos Gonzalez - RF
Marcell Ozuna - CF Wilin Rosario - 1B
Christian Yelich - LF Mike McKenry - C
Jeff Mathis - C Daniel Descalso - SS
Adeiny Hechavarria - SS Brandon Barnes - LF
David Phelps - RHP Chris Rusin - LHP

Game Notes:

-David Phelps only other start against the Rockies was in 2013 when he played for the Yankees. He pitched for six innings giving up only two earned runs.

-Giancarlo Stanton has 12 homeruns against the Rockies all time, with a batting average of .339.

Bold Prediction: Marlins continue three game win streak in a 7-5 win over Colorado.