Marlins take 3-game skid into matchup with Diamondbacks

Posted 5/4/21

Arizona Diamondbacks (15-13, fourth in the NL West) vs. Miami Marlins (11-16, fifth in the NL East)

Miami; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Riley Smith (1-1, 4.77 ERA, …

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Marlins take 3-game skid into matchup with Diamondbacks

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Arizona Diamondbacks (15-13, fourth in the NL West) vs. Miami Marlins (11-16, fifth in the NL East)

Miami; Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Riley Smith (1-1, 4.77 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 7 strikeouts) Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (1-2, 3.19 ERA, .96 WHIP, 36 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: Miami enters the game as losers of their last three games.

The Marlins are 4-7 on their home turf. Miami has hit 23 home runs as a team this season. Jesus Aguilar leads the team with six, averaging one every 14 at-bats.

The Diamondbacks have gone 9-8 away from home. Arizona's team on-base percentage of .320 is sixth in the MLB. Carson Kelly leads the lineup with an OBP of .481.

TOP PERFORMERS: Aguilar leads the Marlins with six home runs and has 23 RBIs.

Eduardo Escobar leads the Diamondbacks with 14 extra base hits and is slugging .514.

LAST 10 GAMES: Marlins: 3-7, .185 batting average, 3.21 ERA

Diamondbacks: 7-3, .278 batting average, 5.23 ERA, outscored opponents by 12 runs

INJURIES: Marlins: Elieser Hernandez: (biceps), Jorge Guzman: (elbow), Jeff Brigham: (undisclosed), Starling Marte: (rib), Jazz Chisholm Jr.: (hamstring), Brian Anderson: (oblique), Jorge Alfaro: (leg).

Diamondbacks: Taylor Widener: (groin), Joakim Soria: (calf), Tyler Clippard: (shoulder), Ketel Marte: (hamstring), Kole Calhoun: (left hamstring).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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