The Marlins have had a tough August so far, winning just the 1st game of the Month. Since then the Marlins have lost 6 straight games respectably to the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Mets. Even the Marlins starting pitching, which has been a strength all year. Other than a Sandy Alcantara start, the Marlin's staff has hit a rough patch with 11 HR allowed to the Mets. The Marlins also hit 6-39 (.153) with RISP in the 4 game series in New York.
Tonight the Marlins send youngster Elieser Hernandez (1-4, 5.66 ERA) to take on Dallas Keuchel (3-4 3.86 ERA). 1st Pitch at 7:10