Marlins take on the Padres in first of 3-game series

August 15, 2022 GMT

San Diego Padres (65-52, second in the NL West) vs. Miami Marlins (50-65, fourth in the NL East)

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

PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Joe Musgrove (8-5, 2.91 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 124 strikeouts); Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (10-5, 2.01 ERA, .95 WHIP, 145 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Padres -135, Marlins +114; over/under is 6 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Miami Marlins begin a three-game series at home against the San Diego Padres on Monday.

Miami has a 23-32 record in home games and a 50-65 record overall. The Marlins are 36-15 in games when they out-hit their opponents.

San Diego has a 32-28 record in road games and a 65-52 record overall. The Padres are 44-20 in games when they record eight or more hits.

The teams meet Monday for the fifth time this season. The Padres are ahead 3-1 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Miguel Rojas has 14 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 29 RBI while hitting .235 for the Marlins. Charles Leblanc is 11-for-28 with two doubles over the last 10 games.

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Juan Soto has 20 doubles, two triples and 22 home runs for the Padres. Manny Machado is 15-for-43 with six doubles, two home runs and 11 RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Marlins: 2-8, .207 batting average, 3.24 ERA, outscored by 13 runs

Padres: 4-6, .245 batting average, 4.50 ERA, outscored by two runs

INJURIES: Marlins: Anthony Bender: 15-Day IL (elbow), Cole Sulser: 60-Day IL (lat), Avisail Garcia: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jordan Holloway: 60-Day IL (elbow), Daniel Castano: 7-Day IL (concussion), Trevor Rogers: 15-Day IL (back), Max Meyer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jazz Chisholm: 60-Day IL (back), Cody Poteet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jorge Soler: 10-Day IL (back), Paul Campbell: 60-Day IL (elbow), Sean Guenther: 60-Day IL (arm)

Padres: Craig Stammen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist)

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