Welcome to Friday’s Marlins (23-21, -52 RD) vs. Giants (20-23, -2- RD) game thread.
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Marlins Game Notes
Marlins Starting Lineup
- 3B Jean Segura (48 wRC+ this season, bats right)
- DH Jorge Soler (120, R)
- 2B Luis Arraez (149, L)
- 1B Garrett Cooper (99, R)
- LF Bryan De La Cruz (109, R)
- SS Joey Wendle (13, L)
- RF Peyton Burdick (104, R)
- C Jacob Stallings (0, R)
- CF Garrett Hampson (84, R)
RHP Sandy Alcantara (89 ERA+ this season)
Lineup Changes from Previous Game: Hampson and Stallings in, Xavier Edwards and Nick Fortes out
Additional Marlins Notes: The Marlins offense has quietly been decent lately, scoring at least three runs in each of their last eight games (.786 OPS over that span)...Upon completing the first inning, Alcantara (759.0 IP) will pass Ryan Dempster (759.2 IP) for eighth place on the franchise’s all time innings pitched list. Tom Koehler (767.1 IP) is also catchable tonight if he goes the distance...This 10-game road trip is Miami’s longest in two years (April 22-May 2, 2021).
Giants Starting Lineup
- 1B LaMonte Wade Jr. (162 wRC+ this season, bats left)
- 2B Thairo Estrada (135, R)
- DH J.D. Davis (132, R)
- RF Michael Conforto (106, L)
- LF Mitch Haniger (35, R)
- CF Mike Yastrzemski (116, L)
- 3B Casey Schmitt (204, R)
- C Blake Sabol (120, L)
- SS Brandon Crawford (56, L)
RHP Anthony DeSclafani (140 ERA+ this season)
Nationals Notes: DeSclafani’s 2.6% walk rate is second-best among all qualified MLB starting pitchers...Conforto (.878 OPS in 28 PA) has the most head-to-head history with Alcantara among available Giants players.
How to Watch/Listen/Follow
First pitch is scheduled for 10:15 p.m. ET, the latest scheduled start time for any Marlins regular season game this season. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast on Fox Sports 940 Miami.
Kevin Barral will handle the game recap article.