Detroit Tigers vs Miami Marlins Picks and Predictions May 15th 2024

Detroit Tigers vs Miami Marlins MLB Wed, May 15, 13:10 pm.
Detroit Tigers
ML: -165
Miami Marlins
ML: 140

The Struggle is Real for Miami and Detroit at the Plate

It’s game time and both the Miami Marlins and Detroit Tigers are desperate to shake off their offensive slump. They’re gearing up for a crucial Wednesday showdown that’s sure to keep fans on the edge of their seats. Last game was a nail-biter with the scoreboard stuck at zero for nine straight innings until the Marlins hustled their way to a 1-0 win in the 10th, thanks to some clever base running that clinched the game.

Pitch Perfect: A Showdown of Stellar Arms

Talk about a pitching clinic! Both teams brought their A-game on the mound, turning the game into a classic pitcher’s duel. Miami’s Ryan Weathers and Detroit’s Reese Olson were untouchable, delivering eight innings of scoreless magic and keeping the bases almost clear with just three singles and zero walks. Detroit’s skipper, A.J. Hinch, was all praises, saying, “It was a well-pitched game on both sides.” This intense pitching battle set the tone for a series dominated by some serious arm talent.

Spotlight on the Starters

The series finale is shaping up to be epic, with Detroit’s Casey Mize ready to make waves. Coming off a solid stint against the Houston Astros where he gave up just one run, Mize is looking to overcome a slight dip in his pitch speed. Reflecting on his performance, Mize said, “I held my velo pretty good, but 92 — that was certainly a few ticks under what I’m capable of.” On the flip side, Miami’s Trevor Rogers is hungry for a win, aiming to turn around a tough season marred by recent struggles. “It’s everything if I can’t locate (the) fastball inside,” Rogers shared, determined to fine-tune his game after a rough outing.

New Faces and Defensive Plays

Injecting some new blood, the Marlins called up infielder Tristan Gray from Triple-A Jacksonville. While he had a quiet day with the bat, Gray turned heads with his slick moves at third base. Miami’s manager Skip Schumaker couldn’t help but rave, “He played an unbelievable third base,” highlighting Gray’s impact in the field.

As the Marlins and Tigers get ready to close out their series, there’s more than just pride on the line. Both teams are pushing to amp up their offense while leaning on their pitchers to keep the momentum. This upcoming game is not just a match—it’s a showdown where each team is fighting to end the series on a winning note. So, buckle up, it’s going to be one wild ride!

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Wed, May 15, 08:14 am.
Detroit Tigers
O 8.5
Miami Marlins
U 8.5
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