Preview: Marlins return home on high note, kick off series vs. Reds
TV: FOX Sports Florida
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.
Cincinnati Reds (60-69, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Miami Marlins (47-82, fifth in the NL East)
Reds: Sonny Gray (9-6, 2.92 ERA)
Marlins: Pablo Lopez (5-5, 4.23 ERA)
Reds -161; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
Cincinnati enters the game as losers of their last three games.
The Marlins are 27-40 on their home turf. Miami’s team on-base percentage of .296 is last in the National League. Garrett Cooper leads the club with an OBP of .347.
The Reds are 23-38 on the road. The Cincinnati pitching staff owns a team ERA of 4.23, Trevor Bauer paces the staff with a mark of 4.43.
LAST 10 GAMES
Marlins: 3-7, .268 batting average, 6.17 ERA, outscored by 12 runs
Reds: 4-6, .249 batting average, 4.84 ERA, outscored by 18 runs
Marlins Injuries: Jose Urena: (back), Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Pablo Lopez: (shoulder), Elieser Hernandez: (blister), Tayron Guerrero: (finger), Julian Fernandez: (elbow), JT Riddle: (forearm), Cesar Puello: (hip), Brian Anderson: (hand), Miguel Rojas: (hamstring), Chad Wallach: (concussion).