Following a Four-hit Game, Marsh Leads the Phillies Into Their Series Against the Marlins

Alec Bohm (Phillies/MLB)

The Philadelphia Phillies, fueled by Brandon Marsh’s impressive four-hit performance on Wednesday, are set to host the Miami Marlins on Thursday at 6:20 p.m. EDT.

The Phillies, boasting a 53-27 record and a stronghold on first place in the NL East, will send Zack Wheeler to the mound, while the Marlins, struggling at 28-52, will counter with Trevor Rogers. The Phillies are heavily favored at -303, with the over/under set at 8 runs.

Former Angel Brandon Marsh (Phillies/MLB)

Philadelphia’s potent offense, led by Bryce Harper’s 20 home runs and .585 slugging percentage, has collectively slugged .422, ranking fourth in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Marlins have shown resilience in games where they out-hit their opponents, boasting a 19-10 record in such contests.

Alec Bohm has been a bright spot for the Phillies, going 15-for-42 with three doubles, three home runs, and nine RBI over the past 10 games.

For the Marlins, Bryan De La Cruz has been a consistent force, hitting .242 with 15 doubles, 14 home runs, and 36 RBI. Jazz Chisholm has also shown promise, going 11-for-32 with a double and a triple over the last 10 games.

Both teams have experienced varying levels of success in their last 10 games, with the Phillies going 6-4 and the Marlins 5-5.

The Phillies have outscored their opponents by 21 runs, while the Marlins have been outscored by 13. Several players on both teams are currently sidelined with injuries, including Taijuan Walker, J.T. Realmuto, and Sixto Sanchez.