Welcome to Sunday’s Marlins (42-57, -5 RD) vs. Padres (58-43, +99 RD) game thread. It’s Jewish Heritage Day!
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Padres Starting Lineup
- CF Trent Grisham
- SS Fernando Tatís Jr.
- 2B Jake Cronenworth
- 3B Manny Machado
- LF Tommy Pham
- 1B Eric Hosmer
- RF Jurickson Profar
- C Victor Caratini
- RHP Yu Darvish (2021 season stats: 3.09 ERA, 3.41 FIP, 28.9 K%, 33.5 HardHit% in 110.2 IP)
Notes: Darvish took the loss in Game 2 of the 2020 NL Wild Card Series. Garrett Cooper took him deep for the go-ahead home run, though he remains on the injured list with an elbow sprain and won’t have an impact today...The NL Cy Young award runner-up has a deeper pitch mix than anybody the Marlins have faced this season.
Marlins Starting Lineup
- LF Magneuris Sierra
- CF Starling Marte
- 1B Jesús Aguilar
- RF Adam Duvall
- 3B Brian Anderson
- 2B Joe Panik
- C Sandy León
- SS Deven Marrero
- RHP John Curtiss (2021 season stats: 2.63 ERA, 3.32 FIP, 24.7 K%, 45.3 HardHit% in 37.2 IP)
Notes: The Marlins have used 19 different pitchers since the All-Star break...Brian Anderson (left shoulder subluxation) went 1-for-4 in his return from the injured list. The Marlins are a respectable 17-17 this season with him in the starting lineup. However, they’re 1-6 in their last seven Sunday games...The most well-rested options in the Marlins bullpen are Anthony Bass, Anthony Bender, Richard Bleier, Ross Detwiler, David Hess, Luis Madero 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 reporter and handle the game recap article.
All four Marlins full-season minor league affiliates are also in action (weather permitting). Follow @FishProspects for notes and highlights.
Please submit your picks for the following props. The contest locks at first pitch.
- Which team throws the fastest pitch? (Padres/Marlins)
- Over/Under 3.5 Marlins runs? (Over/Under)
- Over/Under 3:05 time of game? (Over/Under)
- Will either team make a trade before midnight ET? (Yes/No)
- Who wins? (Padres/Marlins)