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Marlins vs. Mets: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—May 19, 2019

Game preview, lineups, news and props for Marlins vs. Mets in Miami.

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Welcome to Sunday’s Marlins (12-31) vs. Mets (20-24) game thread.

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Mets Lineup

  1. LF Jeff McNeil
  2. 3B J.D. Davis
  3. 2B Robinson Canó
  4. 1B Pete Alonso
  5. RF Brandon Nimmo
  6. SS Adeiny Hechavarría
  7. CF Juan Lagares
  8. C Tomás Nido
  9. P Noah Syndergaard (4.74 ERA, 3.61 FIP, 25.6 K%, 32.1 Hard Hit% in 57.0 IP)

Notes: Nobody is on a hotter seat than Mickey Callaway. This could the final visit that he makes to Marlins Park as Mets manager, especially if they suffer the humiliation of a sweep at the hands of a franchise that hasn’t completed a sweep of any opponent in the past 20 months.

Marlins Lineup

  1. CF Jon Berti
  2. RF Garrett Cooper
  3. 3B Brian Anderson
  4. 1B Neil Walker
  5. 2B Starlin Castro
  6. LF Curtis Granderson
  7. SS Miguel Rojas
  8. C Chad Wallach
  9. P Sandy Alcantara (5.11 ERA, 5.24 FIP, 14.1 K%, 28.6 Hard Hit% in 44.0 IP)

Notes: Sandy must miss more bats with the premium stuff he has. It’s becoming increasingly hard to justify keeping him in the Marlins rotation rather than extending an opportunity to Zac Gallen or Elieser Hernandez...Jorge Alfaro (mild left calf strain) hopes to avoid the injured list. Keep in mind that he and Wallach are the only catchers on the Marlins 40-man roster; an IL stint would require a corresponding move to create room for a third-stringer—presumably Bryan Holaday—to come up...More Marlins storylines and entertainment included in the weekly Christian Cevallos “Our Noticias” roundup.

Marlins Communications

How to watch/listen/follow

The game gets underway at 1:10 p.m. ET. Watch on FOX Sports Florida and via MLB.TV or listen on 940 WINZ.

Fish Picks

Please comment below or tweet to @fishstripes with your picks for the following props. The contest locks at first pitch.

  1. Over/Under 4.5 strikeouts for Sandy Alcantara? (Over/Under)
  2. Over/Under 2:55 time of game? (Over/Under)
  3. Who wins? (Mets/Marlins)