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Marlins vs. Rockies: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—June 8, 2021

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Antonio Senzatela and Pablo López will start Tuesday’s Marlins vs. Rockies game at LoanDepot Park. Full lineups and game notes in here.

Isan Diaz #1 of the Miami Marlins reacts after a safe call at first base while trying to turn a double play during the ninth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at loanDepot park Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images

Welcome to Tuesday’s Marlins (25-34, -5 RD) vs. Rockies (24-36, -39 RD) game thread. This is perhaps the final time between now and the All-Star break that Miami will be favored to win a series.

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Rockies Lineup

  1. LF Raimel Tapia
  2. CF Garrett Hampson
  3. RF Charlie Blackmon
  4. 2B Ryan McMahon
  5. 3B Joshua Fuentes
  6. 1B Matt Adams
  7. SS Brendan Rodgers
  8. C Dom Nuñez
  9. RHP Antonio Senzatela (2021 season stats: 4.47 ERA, 4.45 FIP, 13.2 K%, 39.8 HardHit% in 58.1 IP)
Antonio Senzatela - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: When you think of the Rockies, you think of inflated offensive numbers. But Ryan McMahon is their lone player with more than five home runs this season...The Rockies’ struggles away from home are truly astounding. In 26 road games, they have been held scoreless 10 times! Additional stats below courtesy of Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post.

Denver Post

Marlins Lineup

  1. SS Jazz Chisholm Jr.
  2. CF Starling Marte
  3. 1B Jesús Aguilar
  4. LF Corey Dickerson
  5. RF Adam Duvall
  6. 3B Isan Díaz
  7. C Jorge Alfaro
  8. 2B Jon Berti
  9. RHP Pablo López (2021 season stats: 2.82 ERA, 3.41 FIP, 25.0 K%, 31.1 HardHit% in 67.0 IP)
Pablo López - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: Jesús Aguilar is a one-man antithesis of the Rockies. All 12 of his home runs have been hit on the road...The well-rested pitchers available out of the Marlins bullpen (haven’t pitched in at least two days) are Anthony Bass, Richard Bleier, Daniel Castano, Dylan Floro and Yimi García. Castano is presumed to be Wednesday’s starter if he’s not needed tonight.


How to watch/listen/follow

First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast on 940 WINZ.

Alex Krutchik (@AlexKrutchikCJN) will provide in-game updates and handle the game recap article.

Fish Picks

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

  1. Which team scores the last run of the game? (Rockies/Marlins)
  2. Over/Under 1.5 lead changes? (Over/Under)
  3. Over/Under 18.5 total strikeouts? (Over/Under)
  4. Will Pablo López pitch into the seventh inning? (Yes/No)
  5. Who wins? (Rockies/Marlins)