Washington Nationals (19-30, fifth in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (26-24, second in the NL East)
Miami; Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Washington: Patrick Corbin (2-5, 4.10 ERA) Miami: Pablo Lopez (4-4, 4.02 ERA)
LINE: Nationals favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Miami and Washington will face off on Saturday.
The Marlins are 18-15 against the rest of their division. Miami hitters have posted a team on-base percentage of .321 this season, led by Brian Anderson with a mark of .363.
The Nationals are 10-19 against division opponents. Washington ranks seventh in the MLB in hitting with a .262 batting average, Juan Soto leads the team with an average of .349.
TOP PERFORMERS: Starling Marte leads the Marlins with 19 extra base hits and is batting .291.
Trea Turner leads the Nationals with 26 extra base hits and is batting .338.
INJURIES: Marlins: Pat Venditte: (right oblique), Stephen Tarpley: (right oblique), Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Mike Morin: (elbow), Brian Moran: (knee), Brandon Leibrandt: (left elbow), Elieser Hernandez: (right lat), Magneuris Sierra: (right hamstring), Harold Ramirez: (left hamstring), Logan Forsythe: (oblique), Isan Diaz: (groin), Jon Berti: (finger), Francisco Cervelli: (concussion), Jorge Alfaro: (head).
Nationals: Stephen Strasburg: (hand), Seth Romero: (right hand), Tanner Rainey: (forearm), Javy Guerra: (hamstring), Sam Freeman: (elbow), Roenis Elias: (elbow), Sean Doolittle: (oblique), Dakota Bacus: (right flexor), Adam Eaton: (finger), Howie Kendrick: (left hamstring), Starlin Castro: (wrist).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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