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Marlins vs. Orioles: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—April 21, 2021

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Bruce Zimmermann and Trevor Rogers will start Wednesday’s Marlins vs. Orioles game at LoanDepot Park. Full lineups and game notes in here.

Baltimore Orioles v Miami Marlins Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Welcome to Wednesday’s Marlins (7-9, +1 RD) vs. Orioles (8-9, -3 RD) game thread.

During every Marlins game, join in on the Fish Picks fun. 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.

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Orioles Lineup

  1. CF Austin Hays
  2. 1B Trey Mancini
  3. LF Ryan Mountcastle
  4. 3B Maikel Franco
  5. C Pedro Severino
  6. SS Freddy Galvis
  7. 2B Ramon Urías
  8. RF Ryan McKenna
  9. LHP Bruce Zimmermann (2021 season stats: 4.24 ERA, 5.74 FIP, 15.9 K%, 43.4 HardHit% in 17.0 IP)
Baseball Savant

Notes: Even with a victory in the series opener, the Orioles have a pitiful 3-13 all-time record in road games against the Marlins...Outfielder Anthony Santander suffered a left ankle sprain while making an awkward stretch back to first base. The results of his MRI haven’t been announced yet, but safe to say, he will be unavailable for the O’s today.

Marlins Lineup

  1. 2B Jazz Chisholm Jr.
  2. SS Miguel Rojas
  3. 1B Jesús Aguilar
  4. RF Adam Duvall
  5. LF Corey Dickerson
  6. CF Lewis Brinson
  7. 3B Jon Berti
  8. C Sandy León
  9. LHP Trevor Rogers (2021 season stats: 2.40 ERA, 2.89 FIP, 37.1 K%, 62.1 HardHit% in 15.0 IP)
Baseball Savant

Notes: Our Marlins roster tracker has been updated to reflect the news that Jorge Alfaro (left hamstring soreness) landed on the injured list and León was selected in a corresponding move. Also, Nick Neidert was optioned to the Fish Tank after Tuesday’s poor outing...Jazz had never started higher than the No. 6 spot in the Marlins lineup until now...Something I didn’t expect to see from this sure-handed Marlins team all season—four straight games committing at least one error, including four in the last two games alone...Corey Dickerson is seeking the 200th double of his career.


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.

Nicole Cahill (@NicoleCahill_) is covering the game at LoanDepot Park as a credentialed reporter.

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 9.5 total pitchers used? (Over/Under)
  2. Over/Under 3:05 time of game? (Over/Under)
  3. Will the Marlins steal any bases? (Yes/No)
  4. Will Lewis Brinson get a hit? (Yes/No)
  5. Who wins? (Orioles/Marlins)