Welcome to Wednesday’s Marlins (40-55, -4 RD) vs. Nationals (45-49, -16 RD) game thread.
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Marlins Starting Lineup
- SS Miguel Rojas
- 3B Isan Díaz
- CF Starling Marte
- RF Adam Duvall
- 1B Jesús Aguilar
- 2B Joe Panik
- C Sandy León
- 3B Jon Berti
- RHP Nick Neidert (2021 season stats: 4.50 ERA, 6.23 FIP, 14.1 K%, 14.1 BB% in 20.0 IP)
Notes: Neidert was doing fairly well at Triple-A Jacksonville and has had seven rest days since his last time on the mound...With one more hit, Miguel Rojas will pass former teammate Adeiny Hechavarría (541) for sole possession of 17th place on the all-time Marlins hits list...The most well-rested options in the Marlins bullpen are Anthony Bass, Dylan Floro, Yimi García, Luís Madero and Zach Pop.
Nationals Starting Lineup
- 2B Alcides Escobar
- SS Trea Turner
- RF Juan Soto
- 1B Josh Bell
- 3B Josh Harrison
- LF Gerardo Parra
- CF Andrew Stevenson
- C Tres Barrera
- RHP Erick Fedde (2021 season stats 5.32 ERA, 4.68 FIP, 20.8 K%, 39.5 HardHit% in 66.0 IP)
Notes: Fedde has been hanging around on the fringes of the Nats roster for parts of five seasons, yet nobody on the Marlins has more than 10 career plate appearances against him...Since the All-Star break, Washington’s offense has a comically good .357/.431/.659 slash line with nearly twice as many hits as strikeouts.
How to watch/listen/follow
First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 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.
Please submit your picks for the following props. The contest locks at first pitch.
- Who gets more total bases? (Jesús Aguilar/Josh Bell)
- Over/Under 9.5 total runs scored? (Over/Under)
- Will Joe Panik get a hit? (Yes/No)
- Will there be any sacrifice bunts or sacrifice flies? (Yes/No)
- Who wins? (Marlins/Nationals)