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MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 06: Odubel Herrera #37 of the Philadelphia Phillies slides into third on a triple during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 6, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Marlins Vs. Phillies (Sept. 5) Game Preview: Time, Channel, Starting Pitchers

The Miami Marlins will host the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night, and here is what you need to know.

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This is the finale of a three-game series. The Marlins (55-84, .396) won 3-1 on Monday, and the Phillies (73-65, .529) won 9-4 on Tuesday.

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Sandy Alcantara (1-0, 1.80 ERA) is expected to start for Miami against fellow right-hander Nick Pivetta (7-10, 4.66 ERA). Pivetta boasts 168 strikeouts this season, while Alcantara has only struck out two batters.

Philadelphia is second in the NL East, three games behind the division-leading Atlanta Braves (76-62). The Marlins are fifth in the division, 7.5 contests behind the fourth-place New York Mets (62-76).

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Wednesday’s game will start at 7:10 p.m. EST and will air on NBC Sports Philadelphia and Fox Sports Florida.

 

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Written by Pablo Mena