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Marlins vs. Mets: Start time, how to watch, game thread and Fish Picks—September 7, 2021

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Edward Cabrera and Carlos Carrasco will start Tuesday’s Marlins vs. Mets game at LoanDepot Park. Full lineups and game notes in here.

Lewis Brinson #25 of the Miami Marlins looks up after being tagged out on a rundown play at third base in the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at loanDepot park Photo by Bryan Cereijo/Getty Images

Welcome to Tuesday’s Marlins (57-80, -33 RD) vs. Mets (69-69, -13 RD) game thread.

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Everybody’s point totals have been reset for the start of September.


Mets Starting Lineup

  1. 3B Jonathan Villar
  2. SS Francisco Lindor
  3. 1B Pete Alonso
  4. RF Michael Conforto
  5. 2B Javier Báez
  6. LF Jeff McNeil
  7. CF Kevin Pillar
  8. C Patrick Mazeika
  9. RHP Carlos Carrasco (2021 season stats: 6.59 ERA, 4.91 FIP, 23.1 K%, 36.4 HardHit% in 28.2 IP)
Carlos Carrasco - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: Alonso, who’s in just his third major league season, is one away from reaching 100 career home runs.

Marlins Starting Lineup

  1. SS Jazz Chisholm Jr.
  2. CF Bryan De La Cruz
  3. RF Jesús Sánchez
  4. LF Lewis Brinson
  5. 1B Joe Panik
  6. C Jorge Alfaro
  7. 3B Isan Díaz
  8. 2B Eddy Alvarez
  9. RHP Edward Cabrera (2021 season stats: 5.23 ERA, 7.62 FIP, 10.0 K%, 51.6 HardHit% in 10.1 IP)
Edward Cabrera - 2021 Frequency of Pitches by Pitch Speed Baseball Savant

Notes: Miguel Rojas (left trapezius soreness) and Alfaro (right knee soreness) enter this series will mild injury concerns. Additionally, Jesús Aguilar was scratched on short notice due to left knee soreness...Since arriving in The Show, Cabrera has been extremely reliant on his secondary pitches, throwing only 32.1% fastballs per Statcast...Isan Díaz is hitless over the last two-plus weeks (0-for-26).


How to watch/listen/follow

First pitch is scheduled for 6:40 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast on 940 WINZ.

Brandon Liguori (@BrandonRLiguori) is at LoanDepot Park as a credentialed reporter and will handle the game recap article.

All 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 starting pitcher lasts longer? (Carlos Carrasco/Edward Cabrera)
  2. Over/Under 3.5 combined hits for Marlins outfielders? (Over/Under)
  3. Over/Under 3:04 time of game? (Over/Under)
  4. Will there be a save recorded? (Yes/No)
  5. Who wins? (Mets/Marlins)