Preview: Pablo Lopez starts as Marlins take on Phillies to begin final series of 2019 season
TV: FOX Sports Florida
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.
Miami Marlins (56-103, fifth in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (79-80, fourth in the NL East)
Marlins: Pablo Lopez (5-8, 4.96 ERA)
Phillies: Vince Velasquez (7-8, 4.77 ERA)
Phillies -174; over/under is 9 runs
Philadelphia enters the game as losers of their last six games.
The Phillies are 34-39 against the rest of their division. Philadelphia is slugging .425 as a unit. Bryce Harper leads the club with a .504 slugging percentage, including 69 extra-base hits and 34 home runs.
The Marlins are 23-50 against teams from the NL East. Miami has a collective on-base percentage of .296, last in the National League. Garrett Cooper leads the club with a mark of .344.
Cesar Hernandez leads the Phillies with 166 hits and has 70 RBIs. Harper is 10-for-32 with three doubles, three home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES
Phillies: 2-8, .208 batting average, 4.94 ERA, outscored by 20 runs
Marlins: 4-6, .258 batting average, 5.64 ERA, outscored by five runs
Phillies Injuries: David Robertson: (elbow), Pat Neshek: (hamstring), Adam Morgan: (hip), Tommy Hunter: (forearm), Jerad Eickhoff: (finger), Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow), Jake Arrieta: (elbow), Victor Arano: (elbow), Roman Quinn: (groin), Andrew McCutchen: (knee), Corey Dickerson: (foot), Jean Segura: (ankle), J.T. Realmuto: (knee).
Marlins Injuries: Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Julian Fernandez: (elbow), Austin Brice: (forearm), Magneuris Sierra: (hamstring), JT Riddle: (forearm), Cesar Puello: (hip), Brian Anderson: (hand), Garrett Cooper: (knee), Chad Wallach: (concussion).