Oakland Athletics and Miami Marlins face off in the first of the two-game series tonight. The game tips off at 7:00 PM EST in Marlins Park. FOX Sports will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
In the last series encounter, both teams captured a game apiece in the two-game series in Oakland.
Date and Time: June 13th, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Marlins Park
TV: FOX Sports Florida (US Regional)
Jharel Cotton (3-6, 5.20 ERA) will make the start for Oakland in the series opener with the Marlins on Tuesday at Marlins Park. Holding the opponents to a .169 average, Cotton has walked 11 through his 17 1/3 innings this season at home.
In his last four starts, Cotton is 0-3 with a 6.04 ERA. The right-hander has a slight edge in on-road games and is 2-3 with a 2.83 ERA. In five starts away this season, he has 28 strikeouts and 14 walks over 28 innings.
After getting a spot start in right field, Ichiro Suzuki homered the lone run for Miami in a 3-1 loss to the Pirates at PNC Park.
Miami will send Jose Urena to take the pitch on Tuesday night, it will his eighth start since moving from the bullpen into the rotation. This will be the second time this season that the right-hander will be facing the A’s.
This will be the second time this season that the right-hander will be facing the A’s. On May 23 at Oakland, Urena made the start, allowing a season-high six runs which include two homers in five innings. But managed to get the win as Miami outscored Oakland, 11-9 in that game.