Brewers versus Marlins 15th September 2017
Milwaukee Brewers versus Miami Marlins series starting 15th September @ Marlins.
This match up features the Brewers, looking to keep pace with the Cubs and Cardinals in the National League Central, versus the Marlins, second in the National League East.
The Marlins are a game over .500 at home, while the Brewers at a game under .500 on the road, lets take a closer look at a few statistics below on these teams.
- Friday’s pitching match up is one sided in favor of the Brewers. Chase Anderson come in with a 9-3 record and a slim 2.93 ERA. He’s allowed only 91 hits in 116 2/3 innings. Adam Conley takes the ball for the Marlins. He comes in with a 6-7 record and a high ERA of 5.25.
- On Saturday, Zach Davies is on the mound for the Brewers and he is opposed by Odrisamer Despaigne. Davies is nine games over .500 at 17-8 with a 3.67 ERA. He’s allowed a relatively modest 17 home runs in 176 1/3 innings. Despaigne had been wild in 39 innings of work, issuing 22 walks, contributing to an 0-3 record with a 4.38 ERA.
- In the series finale, Brandon Woodruff goes for the Brewers versus Dillon Peters for the Marlins. Woodruff is 1-2 with a 3.14 ERA in 28 2/3 innings, while Peters has a 2.50 ERA and allowed only one home run in 18 innings.
The Marlins had a great one-two combo offensively in Marcell Ozuna and Giancarlo Stanton. Ozuna has 33 home runs and 110 RBI, while MVP candidate Stanton has 54 home runs and 113 RBI. Dee Gordon has been an excellent at the top of the order, batting .304 with 52 stolen bases.
For the Brewers, Travis Shaw and Eric Thames lead the power attack with 29 home runs. Domingo Santana has been consistent with 20 home runs and 71 RBI, while Ryan Braun has 15 home runs and an .820 OPS.
Cut to the Chase Prediction
The Marlins are playing for pride and could play spoilers against a Brewers team fighting for a playoff spot. The Brewers have the potential to sweep, but look for the Marlins to edge the Brewers on either Saturday or Sundays games.
NB that the statistics are for games through Tuesday, September 12.