Marlins bring 1-0 series lead over Phillies into game 2

Fri, Jun 28, 2024
MLB News (AP)

Marlins bring 1-0 series lead over Phillies into game 2

Miami Marlins (29-52, fifth in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (53-28, first in the NL East)

Philadelphia; Friday, 6:20 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Kyle Tyler (0-0, 4.50 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, three strikeouts); Phillies: Cristopher Sanchez (5-3, 2.67 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 70 strikeouts)

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Phillies -262, Marlins +212; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Miami Marlins meet the Philadelphia Phillies with a 1-0 series lead.

Philadelphia has a 31-13 record in home games and a 53-28 record overall. Phillies hitters are batting a collective .259, the third-best team batting average in MLB play.

Miami is 29-52 overall and 13-25 in road games. The Marlins are 20-10 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

The teams meet Friday for the fifth time this season. The season series is tied 2-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bryce Harper has 20 doubles and 20 home runs for the Phillies. Nicholas Castellanos is 13-for-37 with four doubles, two home runs and nine RBI over the past 10 games.

Jazz Chisholm has a .260 batting average to lead the Marlins, and has 12 doubles, four triples and 10 home runs. Bryan De La Cruz is 11-for-42 with three home runs and nine RBI over the last 10 games.

RELATED COVERAGE Phillies stars Bryce Harper and Kyle Schwarber both injured late in loss to Marlins Bryce Harper hurts hamstring on final play of Phillies' 7-4 loss to Marlins Judge, Harper elected to start in All-Star Game as top vote-getters in 1st round of fan balloting

LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 6-4, .304 batting average, 2.63 ERA, outscored opponents by 23 runs

Marlins: 6-4, .229 batting average, 3.87 ERA, outscored by eight runs

INJURIES: Phillies: Spencer Turnbull: 15-Day IL (back), Taijuan Walker: 15-Day IL (index finger), J.T. Realmuto: 10-Day IL (knee), Michael Rucker: 60-Day IL (hand), Kody Clemens: 10-Day IL (back), Dylan Covey: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Luis Ortiz: 15-Day IL (ankle)

Marlins: Sixto Sanchez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Braxton Garrett: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jesus Luzardo: 60-Day IL (back), Edward Cabrera: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Weathers: 15-Day IL (finger), Bryan Hoeing: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Josh Simpson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Eury Perez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Sandy Alcantara: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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