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Marlins bring 3-game win streak into matchup with the Astros

June 10, 2022 GMT

Miami Marlins (25-30, fourth in the NL East) vs. Houston Astros (36-21, first in the AL West)

Houston; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Pablo Lopez (4-2, 2.32 ERA, .97 WHIP, 67 strikeouts); Astros: Luis Garcia (3-4, 3.07 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 53 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Astros -151, Marlins +129; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Miami Marlins will try to keep their three-game win streak alive when they visit the Houston Astros.

Houston has a 15-8 record at home and a 36-21 record overall. The Astros rank fifth in the majors with 73 total home runs, averaging 1.3 per game.

Miami has a 10-16 record on the road and a 25-30 record overall. The Marlins have the fourth-ranked team ERA in the NL at 3.77.

The matchup Friday is the first meeting of the season between the two clubs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Yordan Alvarez has six doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 38 RBI for the Astros. Jose Altuve is 10-for-39 with two doubles, two home runs and five RBI over the last 10 games.

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Jazz Chisholm has seven doubles, four triples, 10 home runs and 37 RBI for the Marlins. Jesus Sanchez is 9-for-26 with two doubles, four home runs and 11 RBI over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 7-3, .254 batting average, 3.34 ERA, outscored opponents by nine runs

Marlins: 6-4, .275 batting average, 5.00 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: 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.