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Marlins vs. Yankees: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—July 30, 2021

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Jameson Taillon and Zach Thompson will start Friday’s Marlins vs. Yankees game at LoanDepot Park. Full lineups and game notes in here.

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Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas (19) warms up prior to Game 1 of the doubleheader between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Miami Marlins Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Welcome to Friday’s Marlins (44-58, +4 RD) vs. Yankees (53-48 -6 RD) game thread.

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Yankees Starting Lineup

  1. SS Gleyber Torres
  2. RF Joey Gallo
  3. CF Aaron Judge
  4. 1B Anthony Rizzo
  5. LF Giancarlo Stanton
  6. 2B Rougned Odor
  7. C Gary Sánchez
  8. 3B Tyler Wade
  9. RHP Jameson Taillon (2021 season stats: 4.36 ERA, 4.46 FIP, 23.1 K%, 40.9 HardHit% in 95.0 IP)
Jameson Taillon - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: Newly acquired Joey Gallo will be making his Yankees debut. Despite the immense starpower on their roster, the “Bronx Bombers” are merely a league average offense (100 wRC+) so far in 2021. Anthony Rizzo has been activated as well...As is the case during every National League home game, the designated hitter rule is not in effect. That adversely affects old friend Giancarlo Stanton—he’s been used exclusively as a DH since the end of 2019.

Marlins Starting Lineup

  1. CF Magneuris Sierra
  2. SS Miguel Rojas
  3. 2B Jazz Chisholm Jr.
  4. 1B Jesús Aguilar
  5. 3B Brian Anderson
  6. C Jorge Alfaro
  7. RF Bryan De La Cruz
  8. LF Brian Miller
  9. RHP Zach Thompson (2021 season stats: 2.45 ERA, 2.85 FIP, 26.7 K%, 40.2 HardHit% in 33.0 IP)
Zach Thompson - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: Miami’s leading home run hitter, Adam Duvall, has been shipped to the Braves. We will witness the major league debuts of Bryan De La Cruz and Brian Miller as reinforcements for the ultra-thin Marlins outfield. John Curtiss was dealt to the Brewers in a one-for-one with catching prospect Payton Henry...After spending the minimum 10 days on the injured list with a shoulder contusion, Jazz Chisholm Jr. is available to play.


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.

Ethan Budowsky (@ethanbudowsky) is at LoanDepot Park as a credentialed reporter and will 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.

Fish Picks

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

  1. Which team scores first? (Yankees/Marlins)
  2. Over/Under 1.5 Giancarlo Stanton strikeouts? (Over/Under)
  3. Over/Under 414.5 feet for the game’s longest home run? (Over/Under)
  4. Will Jazz Chisholm Jr. get a hit? (Yes/No)
  5. Who wins? (Yankees/Marlins)