In the second of a three-game series between the Miami Marlins (68-70) and the Philadelphia Phillies (61-76) at Marlins Park, Jose Urena (3-5, 5.40 ERA) and Adam Morgan (1-9, 6.21 ERA) get the ball. The Phillies won the last game 6-2, and Philadelphia leads the series 1-0. The game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Sep. 6 and will air on CSPh and FSFL.
In his last start, Urena pitched 6.0 innings, giving up one run, striking out two and walking two in a 6-4 victory over the Mets. Giancarlo Stanton (.244, 52 Rs, 25 HRs, 70 RBIs) continued his strong season yesterday, going 3 for 5 with one run, one home run, and three RBIs. The Phillies were unsuccessful the last time Morgan pitched. He pitched well, going 6.2 innings, allowing two runs and striking out five in a 2-1 loss to the Nationals. Odubel Herrera (.278, 68 Rs, 13 HRs, 42 RBIs, 20 SBs) went 1 for 3 yesterday with one stolen base.
The Marlins are 23-32 against their divisional rivals, while the Phillies are 24-33 against their division.
Philadelphia has won 48% (31-34) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, Miami has won 48% (30-32) of its games when taking a late lead.
The Phillies are coming into this game after allowing no walks during their last outing. The Marlins have a 5-8 record when opponents don't give up any walks.
When they outhit their opponents, the Marlins are 56-18. The Phillies have a 41-7 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 30th in runs, Philadelphia has earned 506 this season. Miami ranks 24th with 566 runs.
Ranking 30th, Philadelphia is at the bottom of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.680). Miami ranks near the bottom at 21st with an OPS of .727.
The Phillies are 27-61 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Marlins are 30-43 when they allow at least one homer.