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Rays look to keep home win streak going, host the Marlins

May 25, 2022 GMT

Miami Marlins (18-23, fourth in the NL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (25-17, second in the AL East)

St. Petersburg, Florida; Wednesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Cody Poteet (0-0, .78 ERA, .87 WHIP, 19 strikeouts); Rays: Drew Rasmussen (4-1, 2.33 ERA, .91 WHIP, 34 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -187, Marlins +153; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Rays, on a three-game home winning streak, host the Miami Marlins.

Tampa Bay has a 14-9 record at home and a 25-17 record overall. The Rays have the third-ranked team ERA in the AL at 3.31.

Miami has an 18-23 record overall and an 8-11 record in road games. The Marlins rank ninth in the NL with 40 total home runs, averaging one per game.

The matchup Wednesday is the second time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Randy Arozarena has 11 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 16 RBI for the Rays. Kevin Kiermaier is 14-for-32 with a double and three home runs over the past 10 games.

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Jorge Soler leads the Marlins with eight home runs while slugging .418. Jesus Aguilar is 12-for-40 with three doubles, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rays: 6-4, .251 batting average, 2.01 ERA, outscored opponents by 19 runs

Marlins: 4-6, .255 batting average, 2.80 ERA, outscored opponents by four runs

INJURIES: Rays: Wander Franco: day-to-day (leg), Andrew Kittredge: 15-Day IL (back), JT Chargois: 60-Day IL (oblique), Yandy Diaz: day-to-day (shoulder), Chris Mazza: 60-Day IL (back), Brandon Lowe: 10-Day IL (back), Manuel Margot: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Shane Baz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Luis Patino: 60-Day IL (oblique), Brendan McKay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pete Fairbanks: 60-Day IL (lat), Tyler Glasnow: 60-Day IL (elbow), Nick Anderson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Yonny Chirinos: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Marlins: Jazz Chisholm: day-to-day (hamstring), Miguel Rojas: day-to-day (calf), Joey Wendle: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jesus Luzardo: 15-Day IL (forearm), Richard Bleier: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Jon Berti: 10-Day IL (undisclosed), Paul Campbell: 10-Day IL (elbow), Sean Guenther: 60-Day IL (arm)

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