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Preview: Chicago Cubs @ Miami Marlins
- Updated: April 18, 2012
The Marlins are looking to win 3 straight games as they face the Chicago Cubs for the second time in this series at Marlins Park. First pitch is set at 7:10 PM. Mark Buehrle will start for the Fish. Despite losing 2 starts in a row on the road, Buehrle looks to get his first win of the season. Matt Garza will be on the mound for the Cubs. He has been pretty good in this very young season by striking 14 batters in 14.2 innings and with a ERA of 1.23.
Buehrle has pitched against the Chicago Cubs before, since they always played against the White Sox in Inter-leagues baseball. In 5 years, he has 2 wins and 1 loss with 26 struck outs and a ERA of 2.35.
As for Matt Garza, he has 3 wins and 1 loss with 28 strike outs and an ERA of 3.90 in 5 years against the Marlins.
1. Reyes, SS 1. Johnson RF
2. Bonifacio, CF 2. Barney 2B
3. Ramirez, 3B 3. Castro SS
4. Morrison, LF 4. Soriano LF
5. Stanton, RF 5. Baker 1B
6. Sanchez, 1B 6. Stewart 3B
7. Buck, C 7. Soto C
8. Murphy, 2B 8. Byrd CF
9. Buehrle, P 9. Garza P
Note: Omar Infante has been scratched out of the lineup because he still feels pain in his left groin.
#Marlins Infante available to pinch hit. Will miss two games w/ left groin strain
— Joe Frisaro (@JoeFrisaro) April 18, 2012
Where to Watch: The game will be on Fox Sports Florida and if you can’t watch it on TV, listen it on the radio. WAXY 790 and WAQI 710 (Spanish) are the radio station where you can listen live.