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Marlins vs. Mets: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—April 11, 2021

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John Curtiss and Marcus Stroman will start Sunday’s Marlins vs. Mets game at Citi Field (weather permitting). Full lineups and game notes in here.

MLB: Miami Marlins at New York Mets Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to Sunday’s Marlins (2-6, -8 RD) vs. Mets (2-3, 0 RD) game thread. Keep in mind Citi Field is forecasted to receive rain throughout most of the afternoon and evening.

Fish Picks has indeed returned for a third season! Whether you enter picks here on fishstripes.com or at the @fishstripes Twitter account, it’s always free to participate and the prizes are real.

Fans can find the props within game threads like this one or as the pinned tweet on our Twitter account. They will be posted at least four hours prior to the game’s scheduled first pitch (assuming both the Marlins and their opponent declare a probable starting pitcher by then). Generally, there will be five props per game, four about individual/team stats and the final one always being the moneyline pick (which team will win). Picks are only valid if commented or tweeted to us prior to first pitch.

Your goal every day is to “pick a perfect game” and choose the correct outcome for each prop. Whoever has the most perfect games each month receives a t-shirt of their choice from our partners at Legends of Dade!

The Fish Picks leaderboard will be updated daily.


Marlins Lineup

  1. LF Corey Dickerson
  2. CF Starling Marte
  3. 1B Jesús Aguilar
  4. 3B Brian Anderson
  5. RF Adam Duvall
  6. 2B Jazz Chisholm Jr.
  7. SS Miguel Rojas
  8. C Chad Wallach
  9. RHP John Curtiss (2020 season stats: 1.80 ERA, 3.35 FIP, 25.3 K%, 42.6 HardHit% in 25.0 IP)
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Notes: Don Mattingly says Curtiss will only pitch a maximum of three innings.

Mets Lineup

  1. CF Brandon Nimmo
  2. SS Francisco Lindor
  3. LF Dominic Smith
  4. 1B Pete Alonso
  5. 2B Jeff McNeil
  6. RF Michael Conforto
  7. 3B Luis Guillorme
  8. C Tomás Nido
  9. RHP Marcus Stroman (2019 season stats: 3.22 ERA, 3.72 FIP, 20.5 K%, 38.6 HardHit% in 184.1 IP)

Notes: Stroman opted out of the 2020 MLB regular season, then re-signed with the Mets by accepting the one-year qualifying offer. He has added a new split-change to his pitch mix entering this season.


How to watch/listen/follow

First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast 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. Will they play a full nine innings? (Yes/No)
  2. Over/Under 17.5 total hits? (Over/Under)
  3. Who wins? (Marlins/Mets)