Athletics play the Marlins in first of 3-game series

Posted8/22/2022 7:00 AM

Miami Marlins (52-69, fourth in the NL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (45-77, fifth in the AL West)

Oakland, California; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT


PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Pablo Lopez (7-8, 3.83 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 131 strikeouts); Athletics: Adam Oller (2-5, 6.63 ERA, 1.69 WHIP, 35 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Marlins -143, Athletics +122; over/under is 7 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics host the Miami Marlins on Monday to begin a three-game series.

Oakland is 45-77 overall and 19-40 in home games. The Athletics have gone 10-20 in games decided by one run.

Miami has a 52-69 record overall and a 27-36 record in road games. The Marlins are 30-18 in games when they did not allow a home run.

The matchup Monday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sean Murphy has 28 doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 53 RBI for the Athletics. Nick Allen is 8-for-37 with a double, two home runs and four RBI over the past 10 games.

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Miguel Rojas has 14 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 29 RBI while hitting .232 for the Marlins. Jacob Stallings is 8-for-21 with three doubles over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Athletics: 4-6, .238 batting average, 5.02 ERA, outscored by 17 runs

Marlins: 2-8, .199 batting average, 5.07 ERA, outscored by 28 runs

INJURIES: Athletics: Skye Bolt: day-to-day (knee), Paul Blackburn: 60-Day IL (finger), Ramon Laureano: 10-Day IL (oblique), Daulton Jefferies: 60-Day IL (arm), Deolis Guerra: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brent Honeywell Jr.: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Marlins: Anthony Bender: 60-Day IL (elbow), Braxton Garrett: 15-Day IL (oblique), Garrett Cooper: 7-Day IL (head), Avisail Garcia: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jordan Holloway: 60-Day IL (elbow), Daniel Castano: 7-Day IL (concussion), Trevor Rogers: 15-Day IL (back), 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)


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

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