TV: FOX Sports Florida
TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 12:30 p.m.
Miami Marlins (7-16, fifth in the NL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (12-10, second in the NL Central)
Cleveland enters the matchup as losers of their last three games.
The Indians are 6-4 on their home turf. Cleveland has slugged .321, last in the majors. Carlos Santana leads the club with a .478 slugging percentage, including six extra-base hits.
The Marlins are 2-5 on the road. Miami is slugging .330 as a unit. Jorge Alfaro leads the team with a slugging percentage of .491. The Marlins won the last meeting 3-1. Pablo Lopez earned his second victory and Alfaro went 1-for-4 with a home run and an RBI for Miami. Neil Ramirez took his first loss for Cleveland.
Leonys Martin leads the Indians with three home runs and is batting .253. Tyler Naquin is 6-for-35 with a home run and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Cleveland.
Alfaro leads the Marlins with four home runs and has seven RBIs. Brian Anderson is 12-for-37 with three doubles, two home runs and three RBIs over the last 10 games for Miami.
LAST 10 GAMES
Indians: 4-6, .223 batting average, 5.07 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Marlins: 4-6, .217 batting average, 3.88 ERA, outscored by 14 runs
Source: Fox Sports