Phillies take on the Marlins in division matchup
Philadelphia; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Phillies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: NL East rivals Philadelphia and Miami will play at Citizens Bank Park.
The Phillies are 10-8 against the rest of their division. Philadelphia has a collective on-base percentage of .322, good for fourth in the National League. Rhys Hoskins leads the club with a mark of .387.
The Marlins are 5-8 against NL East Division opponents. Miami has a team on-base percentage of .280, led by Brian Anderson with a mark of .337. The Marlins won the last meeting 3-1. Tayron Guerrero recorded his first victory and Starlin Castro went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for Miami. Hector Neris registered his first loss for Philadelphia.
Jorge Alfaro leads the Marlins with four home runs and has seven RBIs. Anderson is 10-for-39 with three doubles, a home run and two RBIs over the last 10 games for Miami.
LAST 10 GAMES: Phillies: 4-6, .231 batting average, 3.71 ERA, outscored by two runs
Marlins: 4-6, .200 batting average, 3.32 ERA, outscored by 15 runs
Phillies Injuries: David Robertson: 10-day IL (elbow), Tommy Hunter: 60-day IL (arm), Victor Arano: 10-day IL (elbow), Roman Quinn: 10-day IL (groin), Odubel Herrera: 10-day IL (hamstring), Jean Segura: 10-day IL (hamstring), Scott Kingery: 10-day IL (hamstring).