Welcome to the discussion thread of the Marlins (29-39, +2 RD) vs Cubs (39-30, +38 RD) match on Friday. This is the first meeting between these teams since the 2020 NL Wild Card series when the Marlins pulled off a sweep at Wrigley Field.
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- 2B Jazz Chisholm Jr.
- CF Starling Marte
- 1B Jesus Aguilar
- RF Adam Duvall
- SS Miguel Rojas
- LF JesÃºs SÃ¡nchez
- C Jorge Alfaro
- 3B Jon Berti
- RHP Cody Poteet (2021 season statistics: 3.75 ERA, 4.04 FIP, 22.1 K%, 36.4 HardHit% in 24.0 IP)
Notes: The Marlins chose Lewis Brinson and Isan DÃaz as their corresponding moves when activating Miguel Rojas and Cody Poteet from the injured list. Rojas and Poteet have been sidelined since late May and early June, respectively … The Marlins haven’t used any of their relievers since Tuesday night.
- LF Joc Pederson
- RF Kris Bryant
- SS Javier Baez
- 1B Anthony Rizzo
- C Willson Contreras
- 3B Patrick Wisdom
- CF Ian Happ
- 2B Sergio Alcantara
- RHP Zach Davies (2021 season statistics: 4.01 ERA, 4.31 FIP, 14.5 K%, 42.1 HardHit% in 67.1 PI)
Notes: The Cubs are 24-10 overall at Wrigley this season, including wins in 20 of their last 25 home games … Kris Bryant is the Cubs’ only hitter qualified with over .800 OPS … Davies didn’t get the memo that this is the year of the strike because his K-rate is the lowest of his career.
How to watch / listen / follow
The first pitch is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio show on 940 WINZ.
Brandon Liguori (@BrandonRLiguori) will provide in-game updates and manage the game review article.
All four of the Marlins’ full-season minor league affiliates are also in action. To pursue @FishProspects for notes and highlights.
Choice of fish
Please submit your choices for the following accessories. The contest is blocked on the first throw.
- Who gets the most total bases? (JesÃºs Aguilar / Anthony Rizzo)
- Over / under 404.5 feet for the longest home run? (More less)
- More / Less than 33,333 participants? (More less)
- Will anyone score in the eighth inning? (Yes No)
- Who wins? (Marlins / Bears)