Adam Conley (3-4, 4.13 ERA) and Jon Gray (4-2, 4.70 ERA) are on the hill in the first of a four-game series between the Miami Marlins (34-32) and the Colorado Rockies (32-33) at Marlins Park. Action begins at 7:10 p.m. ET on Friday, Jun. 17 and can be seen on FSFL and RTRM.
Conley pitched 5.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering six runs (one unearned), striking out two and walking one in a 6-0 defeat to the Diamondbacks. Marcell Ozuna (.316, 41 Rs, 12 HRs, 37 RBIs) went 1 for 2 Wednesday with one run. Gray went 7.0 innings, surrendering three and striking out seven in a 7-5 defeat to the Padres in his last outing. Nolan Arenado (.290, 47 Rs, 20 HRs, 57 RBIs, 1 SB) has been successful at the plate for the Rockies, going 2 for 5 Wednesday with one run, one home run, and three RBIs.
The Marlins are a -110 favorite with a total of 8.
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Colorado has won 42% (13-18) of its games when leading after seven innings. However, Miami has won 50% (15-15) of its games when taking a late lead.
The Rockies are coming into this game after allowing no walks during their last outing. The Marlins have a 2-3 record when opponents don't give up any walks.
When they outhit their opponents, the Marlins are 27-7. The Rockies have a 25-6 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 20th, Miami is in the bottom half of the league in runs, scoring 270 this season. Colorado ranks in the top five at fourth with 334.
Ranking 14th, Miami is in the top half of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.732). Colorado ranks in the top five at second with an OPS of .799.
The Rockies are 14-26 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Marlins are 13-18 when they allow at least one homer.