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Marlins vs. Yankees: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—August 1, 2021

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Jordan Montgomery and Sandy Alcantara will start Sunday’s Marlins vs. Yankees game at LoanDepot Park. Full lineups and game notes in here.

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Photo by Danis Sosa/Fish Stripes

Welcome to Sunday’s Marlins (44-60, 0 RD) vs. Yankees (55-48 -2 RD) game thread. The Cuban Sugar Kings uniforms are back! The Fish have a 4-4 record this season when dressed in red.

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Congrats to the July Fish Picks champion: TeamMarte! Everybody’s point totals have been reset for the start of August.


Yankees Starting Lineup

  1. 1B Anthony Rizzo
  2. RF Aaron Judge
  3. LF Joey Gallo
  4. C Gary Sánchez
  5. 2B Rougned Odor
  6. SS Gleyber Torres
  7. CF Brett Gardner
  8. 3B Tyler Wade
  9. LHP Jordan Montgomery (2021 season stats: 3.78 ERA, 3.56 FIP, 24.3 K%, 36.9 HardHit% in 109.2 IP)
Jordan Montgomery - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: Montgomery hasn’t surrendered any runs in his last 14 23 innings pitched...Rizzo is attempting to homer in three straight games for the 10th time in his career...Giancarlo Stanton lurks as a pinch-hitting option after starting on Friday and Saturday.

Marlins Starting Lineup

  1. SS Miguel Rojas
  2. 2B Jazz Chisholm Jr.
  3. 3B Brian Anderson
  4. 1B Jesús Aguilar
  5. LF Lewis Brinson
  6. RF Bryan De La Cruz
  7. C Sandy León
  8. CF Magneuris Sierra
  9. RHP Sandy Alcantara

Notes: Don Mattingly tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms. James Rowson will serve as acting manager for the rest of the series...Lefty on the mound for the opposition, which means it is Miggy Ro’s time to shine. He ranks third among all qualified hitters since 2020 with a 191 wRC+ against left-handers...Brian Anderson has a six-game hitting streak since returning from the injured list. He’s got a .348/.444/.609 slash line during that span...The most well-rested relievers available in the Marlins bullpen are Richard Bleier, Ross Detwiler, Dylan Floro and Austin Pruitt.


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 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 turns more double plays? (Yankees/Marlins)
  2. Over/Under 15.5 pitches thrown to Miguel Rojas? (Over/Under)
  3. Over/Under 7.5 total runs scored? (Over/Under)
  4. Will Jesús Aguilar get any runs batted in? (Yes/No)
  5. Who wins? (Yankees/Marlins)