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Marlins vs. Nationals: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—September 1, 2019

Game preview, lineups, news and props for Marlins vs. Nationals in Washington, DC.

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Welcome to Sunday’s Marlins (48-87) vs. Nationals (76-58) game thread.

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Marlins Lineup

  1. SS Jon Berti
  2. RF Harold Ramirez
  3. 1B Garrett Cooper
  4. 2B Starlin Castro
  5. 3B Martín Prado
  6. CF Lewis Brinson
  7. LF Austin Dean
  8. C Bryan Holaday
  9. SP Caleb Smith (4.05 ERA, 4.77 FIP, 28.7 K%, 36.6 Hard Hit% in 122.1 IP)

Notes: Welcome back, Miguel Rojas, José Ureña and Tayron Guerrero! All three were reinstated from the injured list today after recovering from hamstring, back and finger injuries, respectively...KKKKKKKaleb hopes to put a disappointing month of August behind him (6.39 ERA, 1.58 WHIP in 25.1 IP)...As usual, Christian Cevallos handles your Sunday Marlins news roundup.

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Nationals Lineup

  1. SS Trea Turner
  2. CF Víctor Robles
  3. 3B Anthony Rendon
  4. LF Juan Soto
  5. 2B Howie Kendrick
  6. 1B Ryan Zimmerman
  7. C Yan Gomes
  8. RF Gerardo Parra
  9. SP Patrick Corbin (3.15 ERA, 3.28 FIP, 28.2 K%, 39.5 Hard Hit% in 168.2 IP)

Notes: In the midst of the NL pennant race, the Nats are equipped with 32 active players. The most notable Sept. 1 addition is closer Sean Doolittle, who had been dealing with right knee tendinitis. Zimmerman is fresh off the IL as well, though he hasn’t done much this season (.246/.311/.390, 3 HR in 132 PA).

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How to watch/listen/follow

The game gets underway at 1:35 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. Which team draws the first walk? (Marlins/Nationals)
  2. Over/Under 6.5 Caleb Smith strikeouts? (Over/Under)
  3. Over/Under 7.5 total pitchers used? (Over/Under)
  4. Will Garrett Cooper get a hit? (Yes/No)
  5. Who wins? (Marlins/Nationals)