Welcome to Tuesday’s Marlins (23-24, +16 RD) vs. Phillies (23-25, -18 RD) game thread. This rivalry has been lopsided as of late, with the Marlins winning six of the last seven series between them.
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- CF Odúbel Herrera
- 2B Jean Segura
- LF Brad Miller
- 1B Rhys Hoskins
- 3B Alec Bohm
- RF Matt Joyce
- C Andrew Knapp
- SS Nick Maton
- RHP Vince Velasquez (2021 season stats: 3.52 ERA, 5.36 FIP, 30.3 K%, 46.6 HardHit% in 30.2 IP)
Notes: J.T. Realmuto (left hand contusion) remains out, leaving the Phillies with the light-hitting catching tandem of Andrew Knapp and Rafael Marchan. After missing Tuesday’s series opener, Bryce Harper (left forearm contusion) has joined Realmuto on the injured list...Herrera is riding a 13-game on-base streak, during which time he’s slashing .356/.455/.533...Velasquez had also been scheduled to start against the Marlins last week in Philadelphia, but was scratched on very short notice (finger numbness).
- 2B Jazz Chisholm Jr.
- SS Miguel Rojas
- 1B Jesús Aguilar
- CF Adam Duvall
- RF Garrett Cooper
- LF Corey Dickerson
- C Jorge Alfaro
- 3B Jon Berti
- RHP Sandy Alcantara (2021 season stats: 3.63 ERA, 3.57 FIP, 25.8 K%, 39.7 HardHit% in 57.0 IP)
Notes: Crap—Brian Anderson’s “shoulder soreness” has proven to be a legitimate injury and he’s been placed on the 10-day IL. No immediate timetable for his return...Jorge Alfaro will be playing his first major league game since April 20...The Marlins continue to win at a shockingly high rate whenever Magneuris Sierra receives starting opportunities...The well-rested pitchers available out of the Marlins bullpen (haven’t pitched in at least two days) are Anthony Bender, Richard Bleier, John Curtiss, Ross Detwiler and Yimi García.
How to watch/listen/follow
First pitch is scheduled for 6:40 p.m. ET. Watch on Bally Sports Florida or listen to the radio broadcast on 940 WINZ.
Daniel Rodriguez (@Drodyyy) will be at LoanDepot Park as a credentialed writer and provide live updates. Alex Krutchik will handle the game recap.
Please submit your picks for the following props. The contest locks at first pitch.
- Which team uses more total players? (Phillies/Marlins)
- Over/Under 6.5 innings pitched for Sandy Alcantara? (Over/Under)
- Over/Under 5.5 Marlins runs? (Over/Under)
- Will Jorge Alfaro get a hit? (Yes/No)
- Who wins? (Phillies/Marlins)