Astros host the Marlins on home losing streak

June 12, 2022 GMT

Miami Marlins (27-30, fourth in the NL East) vs. Houston Astros (36-23, first in the AL West)

Houston; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Edward Cabrera (2-0, .75 ERA, .75 WHIP, 13 strikeouts); Astros: Justin Verlander (7-2, 2.13 ERA, .84 WHIP, 73 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Astros -231, Marlins +191; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros look to end their three-game home skid with a victory against the Miami Marlins.

Houston is 36-23 overall and 15-10 at home. The Astros have hit 75 total home runs to rank third in the AL.

Miami has gone 12-16 in road games and 27-30 overall. The Marlins have the 10th-best team ERA in baseball at 3.71.

Sunday’s game is the third meeting between these teams this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alex Bregman has 13 doubles, six home runs and 28 RBI for the Astros. Yordan Alvarez is 18-for-38 with two doubles, a triple and three home runs over the last 10 games.

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Jazz Chisholm leads the Marlins with 23 extra base hits (seven doubles, four triples and 12 home runs). Jesus Sanchez is 5-for-22 with two doubles, three home runs and eight RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 5-5, .270 batting average, 4.15 ERA, outscored by three runs

Marlins: 7-3, .247 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored opponents by 11 runs

INJURIES: Astros: Parker Mushinski: 15-Day IL (left elbow), Blake Taylor: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jake Odorizzi: 15-Day IL (leg), Taylor Jones: 60-Day IL (back), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-Day IL (forearm), Jacob Meyers: 10-Day IL (shoulder)

Marlins: Garrett Cooper: 10-Day IL (covid), Pablo Lopez: day-to-day (wrist), Brian Anderson: 10-Day IL (back), Joey Wendle: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Cody Poteet: 15-Day IL (elbow), Paul Campbell: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Bender: 15-Day IL (back), Jesus Luzardo: 15-Day IL (forearm), 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.