After a Close series with the Chicago Cubs, which included 2 Walk-Off home runs from the Cubs. with a strike here or an out there The Marlins could have beaten the hottest team in baseball 3 out of 4 times at Wrigley Field.
Things didn't turn out that way. The Marlins secured a win in the 1st game of the series but then dropped the next 3. Now the Marlins head to New York for a 3 game series against the New York Mets. The Mets haven't been playing particularly well lately and have fallen to 3 game below .500.
Tonight on the mound the Marlins place their trust in the young Pablo Lopez, who has a record of 2-4 and an ERA of 4.03 and 39 k's.Pablo Lopez will face off against Zach Wheeler who has gone 2-2 with an ERA of 4.64.
Tomorrow Sandy Alcantra will face Cy-Young winner Jacob deGrom. Sunday's Match-up will feature Caleb Smith and Noah Syndergaard to finish up the road trip for the Marlins. The Marlins key to winning will have to be timely hits and capitalizing on runners in scoring position against these studs on the mound. The Young Starters will pitch better if the Marlins can get on the board early and often