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Marlins vs. Dodgers: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—May 15, 2021

Jordan Holloway and Trevor Bauer will start Saturday’s Marlins vs. Dodgers game at Dodger Stadium. Full lineups and game notes in here.

MLB: Miami Marlins at Los Angeles Dodgers Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to Saturday’s Marlins (17-21, +11 RD) vs. Dodgers (21-17, +43 RD) game thread.

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Marlins Lineup

  1. SS Miguel Rojas
  2. 1B Jesús Aguilar
  3. LF Corey Dickerson
  4. RF Garrett Cooper
  5. 2B Isan Díaz
  6. 3B Brian Anderson
  7. C Sandy León
  8. CF Magneuris Sierra
  9. RHP Jordan Holloway (2021 season stats: 1.98 ERA, 2.81 FIP, 20.0 K%, 26.3 HardHit% in 13.2 IP)

Notes: Holloway is fully rested and stretched out for a lengthy outing. Expect to see lots of Richard Bleier and Ross Detwiler as well—the Dodgers have MLB’s best offense against right-handed pitching, but are far less potent against lefties...Despite great all-around performance on his minor league rehab assignment this week, Jazz Chisholm Jr. (hamstring strain) is not going to be reinstated from the injured list until the Phillies series, according to Craig Mish...Garrett Cooper may be gradually emerging from his slump after recording his first extra-base hit and runs batted in of the month in Friday’s game.

Dodgers Lineup

  1. RF Mookie Betts
  2. SS Corey Seager
  3. 3B Justin Turner
  4. 1B Max Muncy
  5. C Will Smith
  6. CF Chris Taylor
  7. 2B Gavin Lux
  8. LF Matt Beaty
  9. RHP Trevor Bauer (2021 season stats: 2.50 ERA, 3.52 FIP, 34.7 K%, 41.3 HardHit% in 50.1 IP)
Trevor Bauer - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: After allowing four runs in his Dodgers debut, Bauer hasn’t allowed that many in any game since then...Recently released by the crosstown Angels, living legend Albert Pujols has agreed to terms with the Dodgers on a major league deal. He presumably fills the shoes of fellow right-handed slugger Edwin Ríos who underwent season-ending labrum surgery. The signing will not be official until Monday so Pujols won’t have an impact on this series.

How to watch/listen/follow

First pitch is scheduled for 9:10 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast on 940 WINZ.

All four Marlins full-season minor league affiliates are also in action. Follow @FishProspects for notes and highlights.

Fish Picks

Please submit your picks for the following props. The contest locks at first pitch.

  1. Who reaches base safely more times? (Rojas/Seager)
  2. Over/Under 4.5 Marlins runs? (Over/Under)
  3. Over/Under 110.5 miles per hour for the game’s hardest-hit ball? (Over/Under)
  4. Will there be any replay reviews? (Yes/No)
  5. Who wins? (Marlins/Dodgers)