Marlins Park will play host to a Monday night MLB matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Miami Marlins. On Sunday, Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer as part of a four-hit day during a 2-0 victory over Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals. The Giants are a game above .500 overall and 2.5 games behind NL West leader Arizona.
Twenty-eight year old southpaw Madison Bumgarner (0-1 3.00 ERA) will make his second start of the season coming back from a hand injury. Bumgarner has won 104 major league games and owns a career 1.10 WHIP.
The Miami Marlins have lost nine of their last 12 games and are one of the worst teams in the majors this season. On Sunday, the Marlins were no-hit for the first six innings of a 3-1 loss versus San Diego. Miami ranks last in league in slugging percentage and is 19 games below .500 overall.
Thirty-two year old southpaw Wei-Yin Chen (1-3 5.86 ERA) is winless since his first start of the season for the Marlins. Through 35 plus innings, Chen has allowed eight home runs and sports a subpar 1.56 WHIP.