Philadelphia and Miami meet for opening day
Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Sandy Alcantara (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts) Phillies: Aaron Nola (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP, 0 strikeouts)
LINE: Phillies favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia hosts Miami to kick off the 2020 season.
The Phillies finished 36-40 against NL East Division opponents in 2019. Philadelphia averaged 8.5 hits with 3.4 extra base hits per game and 26 total triples last season.
The Marlins finished 24-52 against NL East Division opponents in 2019. Miami averaged 8.2 hits with 2.6 extra base hits per game last year.
INJURIES: Phillies: David Robertson: (elbow), Seranthony Dominguez: (elbow).
Marlins: Drew Steckenrider: (elbow).