Patrick Corbin (3-5, 4.73 ERA) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (26-36) meet Justin Nicolino (2-3, 4.37 ERA) and the Miami Marlins (31-29) in the first of a three-game series at Chase Field. The game starts at 9:40 p.m. ET on Friday, Jun. 10 and will air on FSAZ and FSFL.
In his most recent outing, Corbin pitched 7.0 innings, giving up two runs and striking out five in a 3-2 victory over the Cubs. Paul Goldschmidt (.270, 31 Rs, 11 HRs, 37 RBIs, 7 SBs) went 1 for 5 Wednesday. The Marlins were unsuccessful against the Mets 6-4 the last time Nicolino pitched. He went 5.1 innings, allowing two runs, striking out two and walking one. Marcell Ozuna (.324, 37 Rs, 11 HRs, 34 RBIs) has been hitting the ball well for the Marlins, going 4 for 5 yesterday with one run and three RBIs.
The Diamondbacks are a -140 favorite for this Friday night battle in the desert.
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The Marlins are coming into this meeting after a high-scoring game where they scored an impressive 10 runs. The Diamondbacks have a 0-6 record when opponents score that many runs or more.
When they outhit their opponents, the Diamondbacks are 19-7. The Marlins have a 26-6 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 24th, Miami sits near the bottom of the league in runs, scoring 238 this season. Arizona ranks in the top 10 with 272.
Ranking 14th, Miami is in the top half of the league for its on-base plus slugging percentage (.732). Arizona ranks in the top 10 at ninth with an OPS of .757.
The Marlins are 12-15 in games where they allow one or more home runs. The Diamondbacks are 10-30 when they allow at least one homer.