Live MLB Coverage: Marlins vs. Rockies news, matches, highlights

Welcome to Tuesday’s Marlins (29-36, +13 DR) vs. Rockies (30-37, -57 DR) game thread.

It’s the opening game of a new series, which means we’ve got free prop bets and an hour-long livestream with the Fish Stripes staff and special guests.

Use this Fish Picks link prior to every Marlins series to submit your predictions. The fourth inning of the contest runs from June 10 through June 29.

Rockies Starting Lineup

  1. LF Connor Joe (103 wRC+ this season, career 103 wRC+)
  2. CF Yonathan Daza (108, 76)
  3. DH Charlie Blackmon (109, 113)
  4. 1B CJ Cron (134, 115)
  5. 2B Brendan Rodgers (76, 80)
  6. RF Randal Grichuk (79, 100)
  7. 3B Ryan McMahon (88, 87)
  8. C Brian Serven (144, 144)
  9. SS Jose Iglesias (90, 87)

RHP Ryan Feltner

Feltner’s 2022 pitch distribution and Statcast percentile rankings
Baseball Savant

Notes: Feltner picked up the first win—and to this point, the only win—of his big league career against these Marlins at Coors Field three weeks ago…The Rockies are among MLB’s worst hitting teams on the road with a collective 76 wRC+ away from Coors Field, homering only 15 times in 29 games… They have received very little from big free-agent signing Kris Bryant. He’s been sidelined for the last month by a strained lower back. Bryant begins a minor league rehab assignment today, but isn’t expected to be activated during this series.

Marlins Game Notes

Monday’s Marlins Starting Lineup (to be updated ASAP)

  1. 3B Jon Berti (126 wRC+ this season, career 101 wRC+)
  2. 2B Jazz Chisholm Jr. (131, 104)
  3. DH Jorge Soler (113, 111)
  4. 1B Garrett Cooper (140, 123)
  5. SS Miguel Rojas (85, 87)
  6. C Jacob Stallings (62, 84)
  7. RF Jerar Encarnacion (68, 68)
  8. CF Bryan De La Cruz (70, 98)
  9. LF Luke Williams (61, 70)

LHP Daniel Castano

Castano's 2022 pitch distribution and Statcast percentile rankings

Castano’s 2022 pitch distribution and Statcast percentile rankings
Baseball Savant

Lineup Changes from Previous Game: TBD

Additional Notes: The long-term absence of Payton Henry following right thumb surgery further strengthens Fortes’ job security, even assuming that his offensive stats regress from their currently absurd levels…Berti is tied for the MLB lead with 18 stolen bases this season. That’s despite being used as a part-time player in April and missing the majority of May due to COVID.

How to Watch/Listen/Follow

First pitch is scheduled for 6:40 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast on Fox Sports 940 Miami. Out-of-market viewers can stream the game on MLB.TV.

Daniel Rodriguez and Brent Cosculluela are representing Fish Stripes at LoanDepot Park as credentialed reporters. Follow them on Twitter for in-game updates (@Drodyyy and @brentcosc1). Louis Addeo-Weiss will handle the game recap article.

All Marlins minor league affiliates are also in action. Follow @FishProspects for notes and highlights.

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