The Marlins aim to sweep the Padres in San Diego and return to .500.
First pitch is set at 4:05 PM ET at Petco Park. Ricky Nolasco will be the starting pitcher for Miami. In his last start, which was a win against the Giants in San Francisco, he allowed 1 run on 7 hits with 1 strikeout and a walk in 7 innings. Joe Wieland will get the start for San Diego. Wieland is still looking for his first major league win. He’s currently 0-4 with an ERA of 4.91.
In the last 5 years, Ricky Nolasco is 3-2 with a 5.82 ERA with a WHIP of 1.38 and 36 strikeouts against the San Diego Padres. While Joe Wieland has never face the Marlins in his career.
- With a win today, the Marlins could sweep the Padres and return to .500.
- Stanton hit his fifth homer on Saturday in the ninth, extending his hitting streak to eight games.
- Heath Bell has been removed from closer role for a few days.
The game will be televised on Fox Sports Florida, but if you can’t watch it, hear it on the radio at XPRS 1090, WAXY 790, WAQI 710 (Spanish).