Jul 16, 2013; Flushing, NY, USA; National League pitcher Jose Fernandez (16) of the Miami Marlins throws a pitch during the 6th inning in the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Marlins @ Colorado Rockies Game Preview: Tuesday, July 23 8:10 PM EST (Game 97)

If you are a Miami Marlins fan, there is plenty of reason to be as excited for tonight’s game as any during the 2013 Marlins season. The rookie phenom, Jose Fernandez, will be on the mound for this Fish for the first time since his breath taking performance at the All-Star game.

Also for the Marlins, they will feature their outfield of the future tonight, with Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick joining Giancarlo Stanton, to give the Marlins one of the most exciting, young outfields in all of baseball. They will face Rockies starter, Jhoulys Chacin.

Probable Starters

2013 stats
18/18 Games/Games Started 18/18
104.2 Innings Pitched 113.0
2.75 Earned Run Averages (ERA) 3.50
3.21 Fielding Independent Pitching (FIP) 3.17
103 Strikeouts 68
40 Walks 36
Career vs. opponent
Innings Pitched 10.0
Strikeouts 11
Earned Run Average 9.00

July 14, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin (45) pitches during the second inning nagainst the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports


Marlins Lineup

Lineup Player Current wOBA Proj. wOBA (Rest of Season)
1 Adeiny Hechavarria .272 .280
2 Christian Yelich .315
3 Giancarlo Stanton .349 .395
4 Logan Morrison .357 .346
5 Ed Lucas .307 .287
6 Jake Marisnick .295
7 Donovan Solano .270 .281
8 Jeff Mathis .250 .260

Bold Prediction: Marlins fans get a glimpse into their bright future, with their ace of now and the future dominating the Rockies lineup and with Christian Yelich going deep for the first time in his major league career. Marisnick will go 2-for-4 in his debut, collecting a double. Marlins win 5-0!

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