BOTTOM LINE: The Miami Marlins enter the matchup against the San Diego Padres as losers of five in a row.
San Diego has a 17-9 record overall and a 7-4 record in home games. The Padres are 10-1 in games when they record eight or more hits.
Miami has gone 6-7 in home games and 12-13 overall. Marlins hitters have a collective .320 on-base percentage, the sixth-best percentage in MLB play.
Friday’s game is the second time these teams square off this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Manny Machado has seven doubles, seven home runs and 20 RBI for the Padres. Eric Hosmer is 13-for-32 with a double, three home runs and 12 RBI over the last 10 games.
Jazz Chisholm leads the Marlins with a .324 batting average, and has five doubles, three triples, four home runs, seven walks and 19 RBI. Jesus Aguilar is 12-for-31 with two home runs and eight RBI over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Padres: 7-3, .238 batting average, 3.90 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
Marlins: 5-5, .222 batting average, 3.74 ERA, outscored opponents by one run
INJURIES: Padres: Wil Myers: 10-Day IL (thumb), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm), Luke Voit: 10-Day IL (biceps), Pierce Johnson: 10-Day IL (elbow), Blake Snell: 10-Day IL (adductor), Fernando Tatis Jr.: 60-Day IL (wrist), Michel Baez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Adrian Morejon: 60-Day IL (elbow), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)
Marlins: Paul Campbell: 10-Day IL (elbow), Sean Guenther: 60-Day IL (arm), Jose Devers: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Dylan Floro: 10-Day IL (rotator cuff)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.