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Miami Marlins vs. San Diego Padres: Game 98 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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David Phelps will oppose Ian Kennedy on the mound.

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

After dropping game two of the four game set, Miami is hoping to bounce back with a victory on Saturday night. David Phelps will oppose Ian Kennedy on the mound.

Pitching Matchup
PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS PADRES ERA FIP PROJ ERA
3.94 3.82 3.91 Phelps Kennedy 4.78 5.37 4.24

Phelps tossed 5.2 innings in his last start against the Diamondbacks, allowing three runs while walking four and striking out three. He will be making his first career appearance against the Padres.

Kennedy is coming off of a six inning outing against the Giants during which he allowed two runs and struck out six. He is 3-1 with a 3.11 ERA over six starts against the Marlins.

Today's Lineups

MIAMI MARLINS SAN DIEGO PADRES
Cole Gillespie - RF Will Venable - CF
Martin Prado - 2B Yangervis Solarte - 3B
Christian Yelich - CF Matt Kemp - RF
Justin Bour - 1B Justin Upton - LF
Mike Morse - LF Yonder Alonso - 1B
Derek Dietrich - 3B Derek Norris - C
J.T. Realmuto - C Jedd Gyorko - 2B
Adeiny Hechavarria - SS Clint Barmes - SS
David Phelps - RHP Ian Kennedy - RHP

Martin Prado slides into the two spot, with Michael Morse getting the start in left field. Derek Dietrich heads to third base in game three.

Notes

-How will Phelps pitch in his first career outing against the Padres?

-Can the Marlins score consistently?

Bold Prediction: Marlins top Padres 4-3