Marlins play the Rangers in first of 2-game series

September 12, 2022 GMT

Texas Rangers (60-79, fourth in the AL West) vs. Miami Marlins (57-82, fourth in the NL East)

Miami; Monday, 1:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Glenn Otto (6-8, 4.80 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 87 strikeouts); Marlins: Trevor Rogers (4-11, 5.51 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 96 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Marlins -132, Rangers +111; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Miami Marlins host the Texas Rangers to open a two-game series.

Miami has a 27-40 record at home and a 57-82 record overall. The Marlins are 40-17 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

Texas has a 60-79 record overall and a 31-39 record in road games. The Rangers are 42-14 in games when they have more hits than their opponents.

The teams meet Monday for the second time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Miguel Rojas has 17 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 32 RBI for the Marlins. Brian Anderson is 5-for-35 with two home runs and six RBI over the last 10 games.

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Nate Lowe has 23 doubles, three triples, 24 home runs and 69 RBI for the Rangers. Adolis Garcia is 5-for-33 with a double and three home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Marlins: 2-8, .220 batting average, 5.28 ERA, outscored by 27 runs

Rangers: 2-8, .225 batting average, 5.02 ERA, outscored by 17 runs

INJURIES: Marlins: Avisail Garcia: day-to-day (hamstring), Anthony Bender: 60-Day IL (elbow), Braxton Garrett: 15-Day IL (oblique), Jordan Holloway: 60-Day IL (elbow), Daniel Castano: 7-Day IL (concussion), 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)

Rangers: Brad Miller: 10-Day IL (hip), Josh Sborz: 60-Day IL (right elbow), Joe Barlow: 15-Day IL (finger), Spencer Howard: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Jon Gray: 15-Day IL (side), Mitch Garver: 60-Day IL (forearm), Eli White: 60-Day IL (wrist)

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