Even though the Marlins lost 105 games last year and were picked to finish last in the NL East by pretty much everyone, there were reasons for optimism this year.
“Gang’s all here,” as the Marlins succinctly posted on their social media pages.
Baltimore Orioles (5-6, second in the AL East) vs. Miami Marlins (5-1, first in the AL East)Baltimore; Thursday, 7:35 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Wade LeBlanc (1-0, 4.09 ERA, .82 WHIP, 7 strikeouts) Marlins: TBDBOTTOM LINE: The Miami Marlins play the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.The Marlins went 30-51 on their home field in 2019. Miami hit .241 as a team last season while averaging 8.2 hits per game.The Orioles went 29-52 away from home in 2019. Baltimore hit .246 as a team last season while averaging 8.5 hits per game.The teams meet for the third time this year. Miami leads the season series 3-0.INJURIES: Marlins: Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Jorge Alfaro: (undisclosed).Orioles: Dillon Tate: (undisclosed), Trey Mancini: (tumour), Rio Ruiz: (undisclosed), Richie Martin: (wrist).___The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.The Associated Press