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The Marlins are Ready to Win on Mother’s Day Finale
- Updated: May 13, 2012
A rough outing by Ricky Nolasco yesterday, cost a lot for the Marlins as they lost 9 to 3 to the New York Mets. The Marlins look to win the series today at home and on Mother’s Day .
First pitch is at 1:10 PM ET at Marlins Park. Carlos Zambrano (1-2) is coming off a complete game shutout against the Houston Astros, he’ll get the ball this afternoon for the Marlins. Left handed pitcher Jon Niese will start for the Mets. He’s 2 and 1 with an ERA of 4.01 this season.
In the last 5 years, Zambrano is 4-2 with a 2.89 ERA with a 1.36 WHIP and 46 strikeouts against the Mets. While, Niese is 1-4 with an ERA of 5.67 and 28 strikeouts against the Marlins in the last 5 years.
Marlins Lineup: Reyes SS Infante 2B Hanley 3B Kearns LF Stanton RF Sanchez 1B Bonifacio CF Buck C Zambrano P
- Bonifacio is 17 for 17 in stolen base attempts this season.
- The Marlins are now 75-76 all-time against the Mets at home.
- After today’s game, the Marlins will not face Mets again until August.
- David Wright is now 10-for-21 against the Marlins this year.
- Zambrano is 6-3 with a 3.64 ERA in his career against New York.
The game will be televised on Fox Sports Florida, but if you can’t watch it, hear it on the radio at MAJIC 102.7, WAQI 710 (Spanish).