Preview: Sandy Alcantara gets the nod as Marlins finish up 2019 season against Phillies
TV: FOX Sports Florida
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 2:30 p.m.
Miami Marlins (56-105, fifth in the NL East) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (81-80, fourth in the NL East)
Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (5-14, 3.95 ERA)
Phillies: Blake Parker (3-2, 4.18 ERA)
Phillies -180; over/under is 9 runs
Division rivals Philadelphia and Miami will play on Sunday.
The Phillies are 36-39 against the rest of their division. Philadelphia’s lineup has 213 home runs this season, Bryce Harper leads the club with 35 homers.
The Marlins are 23-52 in division matchups. Miami’s team on-base percentage of .297 is last in the National League. Garrett Cooper leads the club with an OBP of .344. The Phillies won the last meeting 9-3. Zach Eflin earned his 10th victory and Harper went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs for Philadelphia. Caleb Smith registered his 11th loss for Miami.
Harper leads the Phillies with 114 RBIs and is batting .259. Brad Miller is 9-for-28 with a double, five home runs and seven RBIs over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES
Phillies: 3-7, .216 batting average, 4.75 ERA, outscored by 15 runs
Marlins: 3-7, .245 batting average, 4.94 ERA, outscored by 16 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), Scott Kingery: (undisclosed), J.T. Realmuto: (knee).
Marlins Injuries: Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Julian Fernandez: (elbow), Austin Brice: (forearm), Magneuris Sierra: (hamstring), JT Riddle: (forearm), Cesar Puello: (hip), Lewis Brinson: (foot), Brian Anderson: (hand), Garrett Cooper: (knee), Chad Wallach: (concussion).