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.
|PROJ ERA||FIP||ERA||MARLINS||Cubs||ERA||FIP||PROJ ERA|
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.
|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.
-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