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Miami Marlins vs. Cincinnati Reds: Game 87 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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David Phelps will oppose Mike Leake on the mound in game two of the four game series.

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After Miami topped Cincinnati 2-0 behind a solid performance from Jose Fernandez on Thursday night, the Marlins are seeking their second consecutive win in game two of the four game set. David Phelps will oppose Mike Leake on the mound.

Pitching Matchup

PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS REDS ERA FIP PROJ ERA
3.91 3.76 4.03 Phelps Leake 4.39 4.39 4.14

Phelps returns to Miami's rotation after tossing 3.1 scoreless innings against the Cubs in his last outing. He is 1-1 with a 4.50 ERA in his career against the Reds.

Leake allowed three runs over six innings in his last start against the Brewers. He is 4-1 with a 1.65 ERA in his career against the Marlins.

Today's Lineups

CINCINNATI REDS MIAMI MARLINS
Brandon Phillips - 2B Dee Gordon - 2B
Joey Votto - 1B Christian Yelich - CF
Todd Frazier - 3B Adeiny Hechavarria - SS
Jay Bruce - RF Justin Bour - 1B
Marlon Byrd - LF Mike Morse - LF
Eugenio Suarez - SS Derek Dietrich - 3B
Tucker Barnhart - C J.T. Realmuto - C
Mike Leake - RHP Jordany Valdespin - RF
Billy Hamilton - CF David Phelps - RHP

Jordany Valdespin gets the start in right field for the Marlins against the right-handed Mike Leake. Adeiny Hechavarria remains in the three spot with Derek Dietrich getting the start at third base.

Notes

-Miami officially signed Casey McGehee to a one-year deal.

-Jeff Baker was placed on the 15-day disabled list.

-Can Miami win its second straight?

Bold Prediction: Marlins top Reds 6-4