Philadelphia Phillies (48-43, third in NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (43-47, fourth in NL East)
Miami; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT
Pitching Prospects: Phillies: Aaron Nola (5-7, 3.35 ERA, .92 whip, 127 strikeouts); Marlins: Trevor Rogers (4-8, 5.42 ERA, 1.58 WHIP, 74 strikeouts)
fanduel sportsbook Line: Phillies-152, Marlins +130; over/under 7 runs
Bottom line: The Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins compete in the final game of a three-game series. Phillips can register a win in the series with a win.
Miami has an overall record of 43–47 and a record of 22–21 at home. The Marlins have a 27-4 record in games when they scored at least five runs.
Philadelphia is 48-43 overall and 24-22 on the road. The Phillies hitters are batting collectively .246, which ranks seventh in the NL.
Sunday’s match is the 10th time these teams will clash this season. The Phillies have a 5–4 advantage in the season series.
Top Performer: Garrett Cooper is fifth on the Marlins with a .287 batting average, and has 21 doubles, one triple, seven home runs, 26 walks and 40 RBIs. Jesus Aguilar is 11-for-36 with one home run and two RBIs in the last 10 games.
Kyle Schwarber has 29 home runs, 52 walks and 58 RBI, while hitting .211 for Phillips. Nicolas Castellanos is 10-for-39 in the last 10 games with two doubles and two RBIs.
Last 10 games: Marlins: 4-6, .194 batting average, 3.48 ERA, 20 runs outscore
Phillies: 5-5, .215 batting average, 3.03 ERA, beat opponents by two runs
Injuries: Marlins: Jimmy Yacabonis: 15-Day IL (Waist), John Bertie: 10-Day IL (Groin), Jesus Sanchez: Day-Day (Individual), Jazz Chisholm: 10-Day IL (Back), Louis Head: 15-day IL (shoulder), Edward Cabrera: 15-day IL (elbow), Cole Sulcer: 15-day IL (latitude), Jesus Luzardo: 60-day IL (forearm), Paul Campbell: 60-day IL (elbow) ), Anthony Bender: 15-day IL (back), Sean Gunther: 60-day IL (arms)
Phillips: Hans Krause: 60-day IL (Covid-19), James MacArthur: 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 Matton: 10-day IL (shoulder), Ryan Sheriff: 60-day IL (shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-day IL ( shoulder)