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Marlins Vs. Rockies Game Preview: Schedule, TV Info And More

The Marlins are heading West to Denver to take on the Rockies in a four-game set.

May 12, 2012; Miami, FL, USA: Miami Marlins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco (47) throws against the New York Mets at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE
May 12, 2012; Miami, FL, USA: Miami Marlins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco (47) throws against the New York Mets at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE

The Miami Marlins are heading West to begin a four-game series against the Colorado Rockies. This series is a battle between last place teams, but the Rockies are on a bit of a hot streak as they have won three games in a row plus six of their last nine. The Marlins are coming off of an impressive 9-2 win over the Phillies on Wednesday afternoon.

The Marlins are sending out Ricky Nolasco to try to start a winning streak, but he has not been all that great over the past month. Nolasco did win his last start against the Dodgers, but prior to that he has lost five starts.

The Rockies are countering with Alex White has struggled this year and has gone less than five innings in six of his 13 starts this season. The Marlins offense has a good chance to knock out White early on if their offense can get off to a good start.

Date/Time: Thursday, Aug. 16, 8:40 p.m. ET

Location: Denver, Coors Field

TV: Fox Sports Florida

Online streaming: MLB.tv

Probable Starters: Ricky Nolasco (9-11, 4.90 ERA) vs. Alex White (2-6, 5.82 ERA)

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