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Marlins-Giants lineups

The Marlins, after winning seven of 10 on their homestand, open a four-game series against the Giants at AT&T Park on Monday.

Ricky Nolasco gets the nod against Barry Zito.

With the lefty Zito on the mound, switch-hitter Emilio Bonifacio started in left field in place of Chris Coghla. Jorge Cantu was back in the lineup.

 

 

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1) Emilio Bonifacio, LF

2) Gaby Sanchez, 1B

3) Hanley Ramirez, SS

4) Dan Uggla, 2B

5) Jorge Cantu, 3B

6) Cody Ross, CF

7) Mike Stanton, RF

8) Ronny Paulino, C

9) Ricky Nolasco, P

 

 

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1) Andres Torres, CF

2) Edgar Renteria, SS

3) Aubrey Huff, RF

4) Buster Posey, C

5) Juan Uribe, 3B

6) Pat Burrell, LF

7) Travis Ishikawa, 1B

8) Freddy Sanchez, 2B

9) Barry Zito, P

– Joe Frisaro

 

Marlins Cy Young stretch

In their history, the Marlns have never had a Cy Young award winner. Dontrelle Willis came close in 2005, finishing second to Chris Carpenter of the Cardinals.

Of late, the Marlins certainly have faced their share of former Cy Young winners. In fact, they are seeing them at a record pace.

On Friday in Toronto, Marlins right-hander Ricky Nolasco will be matched against Toronto ace Roy Halladay. 

Halladay will be the fifth different Cy Young winner the Marlins will face in the past eight days.

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, no team in MLB history has faced five different Cy Young winners in an eight-day span. In fact, Florida just faced four in five days, which also is an MLB record.

Thus far the Marlins are 2-2 in the stretch against former winners. Now, San Francisco features three Cy Young pitchers – Barry Zito, Tim Lincecum and Randy Johnson.

Here’s how the Marlins have fared: 

* June 6 vs. Zito, 2-1 loss

* June 7 vs. Lincecum, 3-2 loss

* June 8 vs. Johnson, 4-0 win

* June 9 vs. Carpenter (Cardinals), 4-3 win.

– Joe Frisaro

 

Lineup for Friday

With the Giants starting lefty Barry Zito, the Marlins are sitting left-handed hitting Chris Coghlan. Brett Carroll gets the start in right field, with Jeremy Hermida in left.

The lefty-lefty matchup is one reason Coghlan is sitting. Another is a reminder that the 23-year-old is here to contribute, and be heads up. In the third inning of Thursday’s 4-3 win, Coghlan made a baserunning mistake.

After leading off the inning with a single, Coghlan had a lapse, forgetting how many outs there were. With one out, Coghlan was off and running on a pitch that was lifted in the air by Hanley Ramirez to center field. Coghlan was doubled up at first base because he forgot their was one out when the ball was hit.

Here’s tonight’s lineup at Land Shark Stadium:

1) Bonifacio, 3B

2) Hermida, LF

3) Hanley, SS

4) Cantu, 1B

5) Uggla, 2B

6) Ross, CF

7) Paulino, C

8) Carroll, RF

9) Volstad, P

– Joe Frisaro

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