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Marlins vs. Braves: Start time, how to watch and game thread—April 24, 2023

Edward Cabrera and Spencer Strider will start Monday’s Marlins vs. Braves game at Truist Park. Full lineups and game notes in here.

Miami Marlins second baseman Jon Berti (5) rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the third inning against the Cleveland Guardians at Progressive Field.  Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to Monday’s Marlins (12-10, -23 RD) vs. Braves (14-8, +24 RD) game thread.

It’s the opening of a new Marlins series, which means we’re doing an hour-long livestream with the Fish Stripes staff and special guests.

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Marlins Game Notes

Marlins Starting Lineup

Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images
  1. CF Jazz Chisholm Jr (76 wRC+ this season)
  2. 1B Garrett Cooper (112)
  3. DH Jorge Soler (153)
  4. LF Bryan De La Cruz (129)
  5. RF Avisaíl García (36)
  6. 3B Jean Segura (23)
  7. 2B Jon Berti (70)
  8. C Jacob Stallings (32)
  9. SS Garrett Hampson (115)

RHP Edward Cabrera (107 ERA+ this season)

Lineup Changes from Previous Game: Stallings in, Nick Fortes out; Soler switches from RF to DH, García switches from DH to RF

Additional Marlins Notes: Luis Arraez has gone 29 plate appearances without striking out, but he continues to battle an injury to his left index finger...Berti had more “barrels” on Sunday than he had in all of his previous games this season combined...The curveball has become Cabrera’s main putaway pitch this season, generating 13 of his 18 strikeouts.

Braves Starting Lineup

Ozzie Albies #1 of the Atlanta Braves hits a two-run home run during the sixth inning against the Houston Astros at Truist Park on April 22, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by Kevin D. Liles/Atlanta Braves/Getty Images
  1. RF Ronald Acuña Jr. (175 wRC+ this season)
  2. 1B Matt Olson (143)
  3. 3B Austin Riley (119)
  4. C Sean Murphy (173)
  5. LF Eddie Rosario (27)
  6. 2B Ozzie Albies (91)
  7. DH Marcell Ozuna (13)
  8. CF Sam Hilliard (143)
  9. SS Ehire Adrianza (-100)

RHP Spencer Strider (182 ERA+ this season)

Braves Notes: The Braves are mired in a four-game losing streak, which is longer than any streak they had during the entire 2022 season...Strider has struck out at least nine batters in eight straight regular season starts dating back to last year...Michael Harris II (lower back strain) is nearing a minor league rehab assignment, but will miss this entire series.

How to Watch/Listen/Follow

First pitch is scheduled for 7:20 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast on Fox Sports 940 Miami.

Isaac Azout is at Truist Park representing Fish Stripes as a credentialed reporter. Follow him on Twitter (@IsaacAzout) for in-game updates.

Isaac will handle the game recap article.