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Miami Marlins vs. Chicago Cubs: Game 83 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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Mat Latos will oppose Kyle Hendricks on the mound.

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Coming off of a 7-2 loss on Saturday night, the Marlins still have an opportunity to win the series with a victory on Sunday afternoon. Mat Latos will oppose Kyle Hendricks on the mound.

Pitching Matchup

PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS Cubs ERA FIP PROJ ERA
3.60 3.63 5.27 Latos Hendricks 4.15 3.55 4.15

Latos tossed six innings in his last start against the Giants, allowing three runs (two earned) while striking out four and not issuing a walk.

Hendricks tossed six scoreless innings in his last start against the Mets while walking one and striking out six.

Today's Lineups

MIAMI MARLINS CHICAGO CUBS
Dee Gordon - 2B Dexter Fowler - CF
Christian Yelich - LF Chris Coghlan - LF
Adeiny Hechavarria - SS Kris Bryant - 3B
Justin Bour - 1B Miguel Montero - C
Cole Gillespie - RF Starlin Castro - SS
Derek Dietrich - 3B Jorge Soler - RF
Marcell Ozuna - CF Mike Baxter - 1B
Jeff Mathis - C Kyle Hendricks - RHP
Mat Latos - RHP Addison Russell - 2B

Justin Bour returns to the lineup at first base with Cole Gillespie getting the start in right field. Jeff Mathis will get the start behind the plate.

Notes

-Can Latos pitch deep into the game? Miami's bullpen was taxed on Saturday night.

-Will the offense score against Russell? The Marlins have not needed a ton of offense to win games of late.

-Michael Morse is off the DL but not in the lineup against the Cubs.

Bold Prediction: Marlins top Cubs 4-3