Welcome to Sunday’s Marlins (24-33, -5 RD) vs. Pirates (23-34, -73 RD) game thread.
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- SS Jazz Chisholm Jr.
- CF Starling Marte
- LF Corey Dickerson
- 1B Jesús Aguilar
- 2B Jon Berti
- 3B Isan Díaz
- C Sandy León
- RF Magneuris Sierra
- RHP Sandy Alcantara (2021 season stats: 3.68 ERA, 3.66 FIP, 23.8 K%, 39.5 HardHit% in 71.0 IP)
Notes: Since returning from the injured list, Jorge Alfaro owns a .250/.323/.500 slash line with a 29.0% strikeout rate (which is good compared to his career norms)...The well-rested pitchers available out of the Marlins bullpen (haven’t pitched in at least two days) are Ross Detwiler, Zach Pop and Zach Thompson.
- 2B Adam Frazier
- 3B Ke’Bryan Hayes
- CF Bryan Reynolds
- 1B Colin Moran
- RF Gregory Polanco
- SS Erik González
- LF Ben Gamel
- C Michael Pérez
- RHP Chad Kuhl (2021 season stats: 6.41 ERA, 6.75 FIP, 20.0 K%, 31.6 HardHit% in 19.2 IP)
Notes: Adam Duvall (3-for-12, .500 OPS) is the only active Marlins player with substantial head-to-head experience against Kuhl...Even though he has just five games under his belt so far this season, third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes could prove to be Trevor Rogers’ top challenger for the NL Rookie of the Year award...Adam Frazier leads MLB with 75 hits this season, but only two of those have cleared the fences.
How to watch/listen/follow
First pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast on 940 WINZ.
Louis Addeo-Weiss will handle the game recap article.
All four Marlins full-season minor league affiliates are also in action. Follow @FishProspects for notes and highlights.
Please submit your picks for the following props. The contest locks at first pitch.
- Which team throws more total pitches? (Marlins/Pirates)
- Over/Under 5.5 hits allowed by Sandy Alcantara? (Over/Under)
- Over/Under 1.5 stolen base attempts? (Over/Under)
- Will Don Mattingly make any double switches? (Yes/No)
- Who wins? (Marlins/Pirates)