Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins


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Today’s matchup is a double header between the Washington Nationals (18-29) and the Miami Marlins (25-23). The Nationals have won 2 of their last 5 games & the Marlins have won 4 of their last 5 games.

The Nationals are starting Erick Fedde (RHP), on the mound who is 1-3 on the season pitching a 5.06 ERA, 6.75 FIP, .356 wOBA, K% of 9.8%, BB% of 11.0%, 90.6 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.61 WHIP in 37.1 innings pitched.

The Marlins are starting Sixto Sanchez (RHP), who is 3-1 on the season with a 1.69 ERA, 3.25 FIP, .244 wOBA, K% of 24.2%, BB% of 4.2%, 87.8 MPH average exit velocity, and a 0.91 WHIP in 32.0 innings pitched.

The Nationals are the 21st best in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Marlins are 27th.

On the hitting side, the Nationals have a .325 wOBA and a .330 OBP. The Marlins have a .311 wOBA and a .322 OBP. The Nationals have 53 HRs this season while the Marlins have 47 HRs.

This is the first game of the double header. The contrast in play from the pitchers will be what is on display with Sixto Sanchez against Erick Fedde. The Marlins have also picked up some monument and with Sixto Sanchez, this should be a Marlin victory.

  • Washington are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games.
  • Washington are 13-4 SU in their last 17 games.
  • Washington are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games on the road.
  • Miami are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
  • The total has gone under in 4 of Miami's last 6 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games against Washington.