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Marlins Barbecue Episode 4: What’s your Opening Day lineup?

Red and Alex welcome the return of televised Marlins baseball and do position-by-position comparisons between the Fish and Atlanta Braves.

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Leading into a pair of exhibition games between the Marlins and Braves, Red Garcia and Alex Contreras get you caught up on the latest Opening Day roster buzz. What to expect from Truist Park on Tuesday and Wednesday (8:30), how these teams compare at each position (25:30), who would be the most appropriate lineup choices for Friday’s regular season opener at Philadelphia (30:00) and more!

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What do we know so far? Magneuris Sierra will be part of the active roster and Monte Harrison won’t be. Unspecified health issues affecting Lewis Brinson and Matt Joyce create the flexibility for non-40-man players to have their contracts selected.

Who’s lineup would you rather see in action for the first real game? Vote on Twitter.

The Fish Stripes podcast is home to Miami Marlins shows Fish Bites, Earning Their Stripes and Marlins Barbecue. All new episodes are posted to You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Podbean, Megaphone or wherever you normally get your pods from.

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