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Marlins vs. Mets: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—May 23, 2021

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Cody Poteet will start Sunday’s Marlins vs. Mets game at LoanDepot Park. Full lineups and game notes in here.

Brian Anderson rounding second base in the Marlins Legacy Red City Connect uniform Photo by Danis Sosa/Fish Stripes

Welcome to Sunday’s Marlins (21-24, +9 RD) vs. Mets (21-18, -9 RD) game thread.

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Mets Lineup

  1. 2B Jonathan Villar
  2. SS Francisco Lindor
  3. C James McCann
  4. 1B Dominic Smith
  5. LF Cameron Maybin
  6. CF Johneshwy Fargas
  7. 3B Brandon Drury
  8. RF Khalil Lee
  9. RHP Jordan Yamamoto

Notes: Jacob deGrom, Michael Conforto, Luis Guillorme, Jeff McNeil and Brandon Nimmo are among the players who had prominent roles for the Mets when these teams previously met. They’re all currently on the injured list...Yamamoto has spent the vast majority of the season with Triple-A Syracuse. This will be his second major league appearance and first start since being traded by the Marlins.

Marlins Lineup

  1. 2B Jazz Chisholm Jr.
  2. SS Miguel Rojas
  3. 1B Jesús Aguilar
  4. LF Corey Dickerson
  5. 3B Brian Anderson
  6. RF Garrett Cooper
  7. C Sandy León
  8. CF Magneuris Sierra
  9. RHP Cody Poteet (2021 season stats: 1.80 ERA, 3.25 FIP, 23.1 K%, 35.7 HardHit% in 10.0 IP)
Cody Poteet - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: Since May 12—the day I published an article detailing his strugglesGarrett Cooper is the fourth-best qualified hitter in the majors, according to weighted runs created plus (wRC+)...Jazz Chisholm Jr. is striking out at a 45.8% rate since returning from the injured list, compared to 31.3% pre-IL...Jesús Aguilar continues to have extreme home/road splits (73 wRC+ at home, 157 wRC+ on road)...The well-rested pitchers available out of the Marlins bullpen (haven’t pitched in at least two days) are Anthony Bender, Adam Cimber, John Curtiss, Ross Detwiler, Dylan Floro, Shawn Morimando and Zach Pop.


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.

Louis Addeo-Weiss (@addeo_louis00) will be at LoanDepot Park as a credentialed writer and handle the game recap.

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. Over/Under 87.5 pitches for Cody Poteet? (Over/Under)
  2. Over/Under 15.5 total bases for the Marlins? (Over/Under)
  3. Over/Under 14.5 total bases for the Mets? (Over/Under)
  4. Will there by any sacrifice bunts? (Yes/No)
  5. Who wins? (Marlins/Mets)