Aug 10, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Nate Eovaldi (24) pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Dodgers @ Miami Marlins Game Preview Wednesday August 21st, 7:10 PM EST (Game 124)


With their series tied at a game a piece, the Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers will dig into game three of their four game series. The first two games have been close, for the most part, and have come down to bullpen performances. The Dodgers major league leading bullpen struggled on Monday, but bounced back in their win last night.

Tonight’s Pitching Matchup: Miami Marlins: Nathan Eovaldi vs. Los Angeles Dodgers: Zack Greinke.

Probable Starters

 

Aug 16, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke (21) delivers to the plate during the second inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

2013 stats
20/20 Games/Games Started 11/11
125.0 Innings Pitched 63.2
3.02 Earned Run Averages (ERA) 3.96
3.57 Fielding Independent Pitching (FIP) 3.95
96 Strikeouts 44
37 Walks 27
Career vs. opponent
26.0 Innings Pitched 3.0
23 Strikeouts 3
4.85 Earned Run Average 18.00

 

 

Marlins Lineup

Lineup Player Current wOBA Proj. wOBA (Rest of Season)
1 Christian Yelich .321 .316
2 Donovan Solano .283 .284
3 Giancarlo Stanton .358 .394
4 Logan Morrison .354 .347
5 Ed Lucas .272 .274
6 Adeiny Hechavarria .256 .274
7 Jake Marisnick .216 .289
8 Koyie Hill .277 .231

Bold Prediction: Greinke has been pitching well of late and with the Dodgers lineup on fire, they have no trouble pouncing on Eovaldi. Eovaldi allows six earned runs on ten hits in just 5 innings of work. Stanton goes deep for the Marlins, keeping his hot streak alive, but that won’t be enough offense for the Marlins. The Dodgers win 8-3!

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