Welcome to Saturday’s Marlins (44-59, +2 RD) vs. Yankees (54-48 -4 RD) game thread. The Cuban Sugar Kings uniforms are back!
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Yankees Starting Lineup
- SS Gleyber Torres
- RF Joey Gallo
- CF Aaron Judge
- 1B Anthony Rizzo
- LF Giancarlo Stanton
- 2B Rougned Odor
- C Gary Sánchez
- 3B Tyler Wade
- RHP Domingo Germán (2021 season stats: 4.45 ERA, 4.40 FIP, 23.2 K%, 39.3 HardHit% in 93.0 IP)
Notes: Identical lineup to the one they used in the series opener...This will be Germán’s first time facing his organizational organization—the Marlins signed him as an international free agent in August 2009...Giancarlo Stanton started in left field on Friday, but was removed in the sixth inning as part of a double switch. Prior to that, he’d been used exclusively as a DH since the end of the 2019 season.
Marlins Starting Lineup
- 2B Jazz Chisholm Jr.
- SS Miguel Rojas
- 3B Brian Anderson
- 1B Lewin Díaz
- C Jorge Alfaro
- RF Bryan De La Cruz
- LF Lewis Brinson
- CF Magneuris Sierra
- LHP Trevor Rogers (2021 season stats: 2.37 ERA, 2.55 FIP, 29.1 K%, 37.1 HardHit% in 106.1 IP)
Notes: Don Mattingly tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms. James Rowson will serve as interim manager for the rest of the series...The Marlins placed Rogers on the 10-day IL with back spasms on July 24, but the move must have been retroactive to July 21. That is why he is eligible to return tonight....Brian Anderson has a five-game hitting streak since returning from the injured list. He’s got a .368/.478/.684 slash line during that span...The most well-rested relievers available in the Marlins bullpen are Anthony Bass, Dylan Floro, Preston Guilmet. David Hess and Steven Okert.
How to watch/listen/follow
First pitch is scheduled for 6:10 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast on 940 WINZ.
Hector Rodriguez (@Hector_Baseball) is at LoanDepot Park as a credentialed reporter and will handle the game recap article. Danis Sosa is there as our photographer.
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? (Yankees/Marlins)
- Over/Under 7.5 Marlins hits? (Over/Under)
- Over/Under 10.5 strikeouts for Marlins pitchers? (Over/Under)
- Will there be any replay reviews? (Yes/No)
- Who wins? (Yankees/Marlins)