Preview: Robert Dugger starts as Marlins look to pull out of slump against Giants
TV: FOX Sports Florida
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 8:30 p.m.
Miami Marlins (51-96, fifth in the NL East) vs. San Francisco Giants (71-77, third in the NL West)
Marlins: Robert Dugger (0-2, 4.29 ERA)
Giants: Madison Bumgarner (9-8, 3.77 ERA)
Miami enters the game as losers of their last five games.
The Giants are 32-41 on their home turf. San Francisco has a collective batting average of .240 this season, led by Kevin Pillar with an average of .262.
The Marlins are 22-47 in road games. Miami ranks last in the National League in hitting with a .239 batting average. Miguel Rojas leads the team with an average of .284. The Giants won the last meeting 1-0. Tyler Beede secured his fifth victory and Stephen Vogt went 2-for-3 with a double for San Francisco. Sandy Alcantara registered his 13th loss for Miami.
Pillar leads the Giants with 80 RBIs and is batting .262. Evan Longoria is 6-for-32 with a home run and three RBIs over the last 10 games for San Francisco.
LAST 10 GAMES
Giants: 5-5, .224 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscored by 17 runs
Marlins: 2-8, .256 batting average, 4.40 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Marlins Injuries: Jordan Yamamoto: (arm), Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Julian Fernandez: (elbow), Austin Brice: (forearm), JT Riddle: (forearm), Cesar Puello: (hip), Brian Anderson: (hand), Garrett Cooper: (knee), Chad Wallach: (concussion).