The NL Wild Card Series begins on Tuesday when the Philadelphia Phillies play host to the Miami Marlins. Action begins at 8:08 PM ET at Citizens Bank Park, and can be watched on ESPN. Zack Wheeler is starting for the Phillies the Marlins have not named their starter.

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Phillies vs. Marlins Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2023
  • Time: 8:08 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Venue: Citizens Bank Park
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Phillies Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Phillies rank eighth-best in MLB play with 220 total home runs.
  • Philadelphia ranks fifth in MLB with a .438 slugging percentage.
  • The Phillies have the eighth-best batting average in the majors (.256).
  • Philadelphia has the No. 8 offense in MLB play, scoring 4.9 runs per game (796 total runs).
  • The Phillies' .327 on-base percentage is ninth-best in MLB.
  • The Phillies' 9.1 strikeouts per game rank 23rd in the majors.
  • Philadelphia's pitching staff ranks seventh in the majors with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Philadelphia has a 4.04 team ERA that ranks 11th among all MLB pitching staffs.
  • Phillies pitchers combine for the No. 7 WHIP in baseball (1.240).

Marlins Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Marlins' 166 home runs rank 22nd in Major League Baseball.
  • Miami ranks 19th in the majors with a .405 team slugging percentage.
  • The Marlins have a team batting average of .259 this season, which ranks fourth among MLB teams.
  • Miami has scored the 26th-most runs in baseball this season with just 666 (4.1 per game).
  • The Marlins have the 19th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.316).
  • The Marlins have shown patience at the plate this season with the fifth-best rate of strikeouts per game (7.9) among MLB offenses.
  • Miami strikes out 9.3 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, fifth-best in MLB.
  • Miami pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.28 ERA this year, which ranks 18th in MLB.
  • Marlins pitchers have a 1.298 WHIP this season, 16th in the majors.

Phillies Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Wheeler (13-6) gets the starting nod for the Phillies in his 33rd start of the season. He's put together a 3.56 ERA in 192 2/3 innings pitched, with 212 strikeouts.
  • The right-hander's most recent time out was on Thursday against the Pittsburgh Pirates, when he tossed four innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing four hits.
  • Wheeler is trying to secure his 22nd quality start of the season in this outing.
  • Wheeler heads into the game with 29 outings of five or more innings pitched this season.
  • He has had five appearances this season in which he did not give up an earned run.

Marlins Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Marlins' Jesus Luzardo (10-9) will make his 32nd start of the season.
  • The left-hander's last start was on Saturday, Sept. 23, when he tossed five innings while giving up three earned runs on three hits in a matchup with the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • He has 16 quality starts in 31 chances this season.
  • Luzardo has six starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • He has seven appearances this season with zero earned runs allowed out of his 31 chances this season.

Phillies Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Phillies Starter Opponent Starter
9/27/2023 Pirates W 7-6 Home Ranger Suárez Johan Oviedo
9/28/2023 Pirates L 3-2 Home Zack Wheeler Luis Ortiz
9/30/2023 Mets L 4-3 Away Taijuan Walker Tylor Megill
9/30/2023 Mets L 11-4 Away Michael Plassmeyer José Quintana
10/1/2023 Mets W 9-1 Away Matt Strahm Jose Butto
10/3/2023 Marlins - Home Zack Wheeler Jesús Luzardo
10/4/2023 Marlins - Home Aaron Nola Braxton Garrett

Marlins Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Marlins Starter Opponent Starter
9/27/2023 Mets L 11-2 Away Braxton Garrett Joey Lucchesi
9/27/2023 Mets W 4-2 Away Johnny Cueto Kodai Senga
9/29/2023 Pirates W 4-3 Away Edward Cabrera Osvaldo Bido
9/30/2023 Pirates W 7-3 Away JT Chargois Quinn Priester
10/1/2023 Pirates L 3-0 Away Ryan Weathers Andre Jackson
10/3/2023 Phillies - Away Jesús Luzardo Zack Wheeler
10/4/2023 Phillies - Away Braxton Garrett Aaron Nola

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