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Marlins vs. Phillies: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—May 24, 2021

Zach Eflin and Trevor Rogers will start Monday’s Marlins vs. Phillies game at LoanDepot Park. Full lineups and game notes in here.

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Trevor Rogers (28) throws a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to Monday’s Marlins (22-24, +13 RD) vs. Phillies (23-24, -15 RD) game thread. This rivalry has been lopsided as of late, with the Marlins winning six of the last seven series between them.

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Phillies Lineup

  1. LF Andrew McCutchen
  2. CF Odúbel Herrera
  3. 2B Jean Segura
  4. 1B Rhys Hoskins
  5. 3B Alec Bohm
  6. RF Brad Miller
  7. C Andrew Knapp
  8. SS Ronald Torreyes
  9. RHP Zach Eflin (2021 season stats: 3.77 ERA, 3.01 FIP, 24.6 K%, 44.4 HardHit% in 57.1 IP)
Zach Eflin - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: J.T. Realmuto (left hand contusion) remains out, leaving the Phillies with the light-hitting catching tandem of Andrew Knapp and Rafael Marchan...Herrera is riding a 12-game on-base streak, during which time he’s slashing .390/.480/.585...Only three unintentional walks allowed by Eflin all season!

Career MLB stats for active Marlins players vs. Zach Eflin
Career MLB stats for active Marlins players vs. Zach Eflin

Marlins Lineup (coming soon)

LHP Trevor Rogers (2021 season stats: 1.74 ERA, 2.61 FIP, 32.2 K%, 42.6 HardHit% in 51.2 IP)

Trevor Rogers - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: Jazz Chisholm Jr. is striking out at a 42.9% rate since returning from the injured list, compared to 31.3% pre-IL...The well-rested pitchers available out of the Marlins bullpen (haven’t pitched in at least two days) are Anthony Bass, Richard Bleier, Adam Cimber, Ross Detwiler, Dylan Floro, Yimi García, Shawn Morimando and Zach Pop.

How to watch/listen/follow

First pitch is scheduled for 6:40 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast on 940 WINZ.

Ethan Budowsky (@ethanbudowsky) will be at LoanDepot Park as a credentialed writer and provide live updates. Brandon Liguori will handle the game recap.

Fish Picks

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

  1. Which starting pitcher lasts longer? (Eflin/Rogers)
  2. Over/Under 98.2 mph for Trevor Rogers’ fastest pitch? (Over/Under)
  3. Over/Under 2:58 time of game? (Over/Under)
  4. Will there be any stolen bases? (Yes/No)
  5. Who wins? (Phillies/Marlins)