Alcantara scheduled to start for Marlins at Brewers
Milwaukee; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Marlins favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Jorge Alfaro and the Marlins will take on Milwaukee at Miller Park.
The Brewers are 18-12 in home games. Milwaukee has hit 104 combined home runs this season, most in the National League. Christian Yelich leads the team with 22 homers.
The Marlins are 11-18 on the road. Miami has hit 46 home runs this season, the lowest total in the league. Alfaro leads the club with nine, averaging one every 18.1 at-bats.
TOP PERFORMERS: Yelich leads the Brewers with 32 extra base hits and is batting .320. Orlando Arcia is 10-for-36 with two doubles, four home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
LAST 10 GAMES: Brewers: 5-5, .253 batting average, 5.97 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Marlins: 6-4, .293 batting average, 3.52 ERA, outscored opponents by 26 runs
Marlins Injuries: Drew Steckenrider: 60-day IL (elbow), Riley Ferrell: 60-day IL (bicep), Julian Fernandez: 60-day IL (elbow), Peter O'Brien: 10-day IL (ribcage), Neil Walker: 10-day IL (quad), Jon Berti: 10-day IL (oblique), Chad Wallach: 10-day IL (concussion).