TV: FOX Sports Florida
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.
Phillies: Vince Velasquez (2-4, 4.40 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 54 strikeouts)
Marlins: Elieser Hernandez (0-2, 4.34 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 19 strikeouts)
Phillies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
Philadelphia heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Aaron Nola. Nola threw seven innings, giving up zero runs on one hit with 10 strikeouts against New York.
The Marlins are 12-25 against NL East opponents. Miami has hit 60 home runs this season, last in the majors. Brian Anderson leads the team with 10, averaging one every 29.5 at-bats.
The Phillies are 20-17 against NL East Division teams.
Anderson leads the Marlins with 10 home runs and is slugging .403. JT Riddle is 7-for-36 with two doubles, three home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Miami.
LAST 10 GAMES
Marlins: 5-5, .231 batting average, 3.79 ERA, outscored by four runs
Phillies: 4-6, .243 batting average, 4.60 ERA, outscored by two runs
Marlins Injuries: Jose Urena: 60-day IL (back), Drew Steckenrider: 60-day IL (elbow), Caleb Smith: 10-day IL (hip), Sergio Romo: day-to-day (knee), Pablo Lopez: 10-day IL (shoulder), Julian Fernandez: 60-day IL (elbow), Martin Prado: 10-day IL (hamstring), Jon Berti: 10-day IL (oblique), Chad Wallach: 60-day IL (concussion), Jorge Alfaro: 7-day IL (concussion).
Phillies Injuries: David Robertson: 60-day IL (elbow), Pat Neshek: 10-day IL (hamstring), Tommy Hunter: 60-day IL (arm), Jerad Eickhoff: 10-day IL (biceps), Seranthony Dominguez: 10-day IL (elbow), Victor Arano: 60-day IL (elbow), Andrew McCutchen: 60-day IL (knee), Adam Haseley: 10-day IL (groin).
Source: Fox Sports