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Miami Marlins vs. Colorado Rockies: Game 56 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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Miami can win the series with a victory on Sunday afternoon.

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

After falling in game two of the series on Saturday night, the Marlins can win the three game series with the Rockies with a victory on Sunday afternoon. Jose Urena will oppose Kyle Kendrick on the mound.

Pitching Matchup

PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS Rockies ERA FIP PROJ ERA
4.62 5.09 7.24 Urena Kendrick 6.55 6.33 5.46

Jose Urena is making just his third career start and fifth major league appearance. In his last start against the Cubs, he allowed three runs while walking three and striking out four over six innings of work.

Kendrick is coming off of a rough outing against the Dodgers during which he allowed six runs (five earned) over 5.1 innings. He has posted a 3.45 ERA in 26 appearances against the Marlins.

Today's Lineups

MIAMI MARLINS COLORADO ROCKIES
Dee Gordon - 2B Charlie Blackmon - CF
Martin Prado - 3B DJ LeMahieu - 2B
Giancarlo Stanton - RF Troy Tulowitzki - SS
Justin Bour - 1B Carlos Gonzalez - RF
Marcell Ozuna - CF Nolan Arenado - 3B
Christian Yelich - LF Wilin Rosario - 1B
J.T. Realmuto - C Nick Hundley - C
Adeiny Hechavarria - SS Brandon Barnes - LF
Jose Urena - RHP Kyle Kendrick - RHP

J.T. Realmuto returns behind the plate for the Marlins, with Justin Bour in the cleanup spot. Miami has not had difficulty scoring runs against the Rockies and Sunday could be another high scoring contest.

Notes

-Can Miami win the series? The club is seeking momentum heading into a series with the Blue Jays.

-How will Urena pitch? He could become a member of the Marlins' rotation for the remainder of the season if he has success.

Bold Prediction: Marlins top Rockies 12-9