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Tom Koehler takes the mound as the Marlins try to win their first game of the series

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It's been a tough year for the Marlins, and last night was a tough night as the Marlins fell to the Atlanta Braves by a score of 6-3. The Fish head back to Turner Field tonight, for the third game of a four game set having dropped the first two. Here's a look at tonight lineups

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<h3>Today's Lineups</h3>

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<th align="left">MIAMI MARLINS</th>

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<tr><td class="td-last td-name">Dee Gordon - 2B</td><td class="td-first td-name">Michael Bourn - LF</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Martin Prado - 3B</td><td class="td-first td-name">Cameron Maybin - CF</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Christian Yelich - CF</td><td class="td-first td-name">Nick Markakis - RF</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Casey McGehee - 1B</td><td class="td-first td-name">A.J. Pierzynski - C</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Derek Dietrich - LF</td><td class="td-first td-name">Nick Swisher - 1B</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">J.T. Realmuto - C</td><td class="td-first td-name">Jace Peterson - 2B</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Cole Gillespie - RF</td><td class="td-first td-name">Adonis Garcia - 3B</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Adeiny Hechavarria - SS</td><td class="td-first td-name">Andrelton Simmons - SS</td></tr><tr><td class="td-last td-name">Tom Koehler - RHP</td><td class="td-first td-name">Mike Foltynewicz - RHP</td></tr></tbody>

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Dee Gordon leads us off, followed by Martin Prado and Christian Yelich, and Casey Mcghee will bat cleanup. The red-hot Derek Dietrich will get the start in left and bat fifth followed by Realmuto, Gilliespe and, Hechavarria, For the Braves, the newly acquired Michael Bourn sees his first start back in an Atlanata uniform, he leads off and plays left field. The also newly acquired Nick Swisher will start at first and bat fifth.

Tom Koehler takes the mound tonight for the Fish against Atlanta's Mike Foltynewicz. Koehler is 8-8 and is the owner of a 3.71 ERA on the season. His opposite number, Foltynewicz, is 3-3 with a 5.40 ERA. Foltynewicz is making his third start since being called up from the minors he struggled mightily last time out.

Bold Prediction: Marlins win 6-4.