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Marlins vs.Nationals: Game 141 Thread

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The Marlins open a series with the struggling Nationals in Miami.

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Coming off a series win against the Brewers, the Fish will face the Nationals who were just swept by the NL East division leader the New York Mets. Before facing the Mets the Nationals still had a chance to take the NL East but are now 7.5 games back. Tonight Jarred Cosart will face Gio Gonzalez on the mound.

Pitching Matchup
Record ERA Games Started Marlins Nationals Games Started ERA Record
1-4 5.04 9 Cosart Gonzalez 26 3.96 10-7

Cosart pitched for 4.2 inning giving up an earned run in his last start in a no decision against the Mets. Tonight will be his second start since being recalled from AAA.

Gio Gonzalez gave up no earned runs in a six inning outing against the Braves in his last start.

Today's Lineups

WASHINGTON NATIONALS MIAMI MARLINS
Jayson Werth - LF Dee Gordon - 2B
Anthony Rendon - 2B Christian Yelich - LF
Bryce Harper - RF Martin Prado - 3B
Yunel Escobar - 3B Justin Bour - 1B
Ian Desmond - SS Marcell Ozuna - CF
Wilson Ramos - C J.T. Realmuto - C
Michael Taylor - CF Ichiro Suzuki - RF
Tyler Moore - 1B Miguel Rojas - SS
Gio Gonzalez - LHP Brad Hand - LHP

Bold Prediction: Marlins win 3-1