2022-05-15
Milwaukee Brewers
Miami Marlins
League : MLB

Miami Marlins vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction & Preview



 

 

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The Milwaukee Brewers travel to Miami Sunday for the final game of a three game series against the Miami Marlins. Brandon Woodruff (3-2) gets the start for the Brewers while Elieser Hernandez takes the mound for the Marlins. These two teams split 6 games last season. First pitch is scheduled for 140pm EST.

 

Brewers lead the NL Central

The Brewers will be looking to close out this three-game set on a high note. They lead the NL Central by 3 games over the Cardinals. The Brewers average 4.88 runs per game, 6th in baseball, and have a team ERA of 3.61, which is 13th in the league. The Brewers have a bullpen ERA of 3.85. Christian Yelich leads the Brewers with 5 homers, 20 RBIs and a .263 batting average. On Saturday, starter Eric Lauer took his first loss of the season after allowing six hits and four runs, including 3 home runs, in just five innings of work.

 

 

 

Brandon Woodruff takes the mound for the Brewers on Sunday as they try to win the 3-game series. The right hander is 3-2 on the season with an ERA of 5.97 in 6 starts. He has 37 strikeouts and 10 walks in 28.2 innings of work. Woodruff got stomped last time out for 5 earned runs on 8 hits in 4.1 innings in a 10-5 loss to the lowly Reds. Woodruff is 1-0 with an ERA of 3.86 and 5 strikeouts in 1 appearance against the Marlins in his career.

 

Chisholm leads Marlins

The Miami Marlins are currently fourth in the NL East, 7 games behind the first place Mets. The Marlins average 4.o3 runs per game, 16th in baseball, and have a team ERA of 3.46, which is 7th in the league. The Marlins have a top 10 bullpen with an ERA of 3.38. Jazz Chisholm leads the Marlins with 6 home runs, 24 RBIs and a .283 batting average. Jesus Aguilar has 4 home runs, 15 RBIs and a .266 batting average. The Marlins offense blasted 3 home runs in support of starter Trevor Rogers, who went 5.1 innings pitched and allowed 5 hits and just 1 run while striking out 8.

 

 

 

Elieser Hernandez takes the mound for the Marlins on Sunday. The right hander is 2-2 on the season with an ERA of 6.37 in 6 starts. He has 28 strikeouts and 9 walks in 29.2 innings of work. Hernandez allowed 3 earned runs on 6 hits in 5.1 innings in a 4-3 loss to Arizona in his last start. Hernandez is 1-0 with an ERA of 3.86 and 8 strikeouts in 2 appearances against the Brewers in his career.







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