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Miami Marlins vs. Cincinati Reds: Game 86 Thread and Ichthyomancy

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Miami takes on Cincinnati in the first of four game series.

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The last time these two teams met was in Cincinnati back in June. Miami lost that series 2-1. Now they are playing at home in Miami in a four game series.Twenty- two year Jose Fernandez will make his second start of the year against the twenty- three year old Michael Lorenzen.

Pitching Matchup

PROJ ERA FIP ERA MARLINS REDS ERA FIP PROJ ERA
2.95 3.25 4.50 Fernandez Lorenzen 3.58 5.88 5.23

After recovering from a Tommy John surgery in 2014 Jose Fernandez's made his first start of the season last week against the Giants. Fernandez came through with a 5-4 win giving up three earned runs over six innings of work. He also struck out six batters.

Lorenzen lost to the Brewers in his last start. He pitched for only four innings while giving up three earned runs.

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 Cole Gillespie - RF
Michael Lorenzen - RHP Jeff Mathis - C
Billy Hamilton - CF Jose Fernandez - RHP