Philadelphia Phillies (47-43, third in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (43-46, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: TBD; Marlins: Max Meyer (0-0)
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies take a 1-0 advantage into the next game of the series against the Miami Marlins.
Miami has a 43-46 record overall and a 22-20 record at home. The Marlins have the fourth-ranked team ERA in the NL at 3.73.
Philadelphia has a 47-43 record overall and a 23-22 record on the road. The Phillies have the sixth-ranked team ERA in the NL at 3.79.
The teams meet Saturday for the ninth time this season. The season series is tied 4-4.
TOP PERFORMERS: Garrett Cooper has a .291 batting average to rank fifth on the Marlins, and has 21 doubles, a triple and seven home runs. Jesus Aguilar is 9-for-36 with a home run and two RBI over the past 10 games.
Kyle Schwarber has 12 doubles and 28 home runs for the Phillies. Nicholas Castellanos is 11-for-40 with two doubles over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Marlins: 4-6, .189 batting average, 3.00 ERA, outscored by 13 runs
Phillies: 5-5, .212 batting average, 3.03 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs
INJURIES: Marlins: Jon Berti: 10-Day IL (groin), Jesus Sanchez: day-to-day (personal), Jazz Chisholm: 10-Day IL (back), Louis Head: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Edward Cabrera: 15-Day IL (elbow), Cole Sulser: 15-Day IL (lat), Jesus Luzardo: 60-Day IL (forearm), Paul Campbell: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Bender: 15-Day IL (back), Sean Guenther: 60-Day IL (arm)
Phillies: Hans Crouse: 60-Day IL (covid-19), Ranger Suarez: 15-Day IL (back), Johan Camargo: 10-Day IL (knee), James McArthur: 60-Day IL (elbow), Zach Eflin: 15-Day IL (knee), Damon Jones: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Bryce Harper: 10-Day IL (thumb), Jean Segura: 60-Day IL (finger), Nick Maton: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Sherriff: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (shoulder)
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