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The Houston Astros (36-21) will host the Miami Marlins (25-30), Friday at 8:10 PM ET, in the first of a three-game series. On the mound for the Astros will be Luis Garcia (3-4), matched up against the Marlins’ Pablo Lopez (4-2).

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Astros vs. Marlins Team Stats

Astros Hitting

  • Yordan Alvarez has accumulated 55 hits with a .395 on-base percentage and a .630 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Astros. He is hitting .299 with six doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 28 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB play, Alvarez ranks 18th in batting average, eighth in on-base percentage, and third in slugging.
  • Alvarez has hit safely in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .471 with a double, a triple, two home runs, four walks and five RBI.
  • Kyle Tucker has seven doubles, 10 home runs and 29 walks while batting .261.
  • Tucker’s batting average ranks 66th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 33rd, and he is 33rd in the league in slugging.
  • Tucker enters this matchup on an eight-game hitting streak. In his last 10 games he is batting .353 with a double, three home runs, seven walks and eight RBI.
  • Alex Bregman has 12 doubles, six home runs and 33 walks while batting .220.
  • Bregman takes a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .211 with a double and three walks.
  • Jose Altuve is hitting .280 with eight doubles, 11 home runs and 17 walks.
  • Altuve has safely hit in four straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .333 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and two RBI.

Astros Pitching

  • The Astros have an 8.4 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 19th in the majors.
  • Astros pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.01 this year, third-best in baseball.
  • The Astros have a combined 1.147 WHIP as a pitching staff, fifth-lowest in MLB.
  • The Astros have given up the fourth-fewest long balls so far this season with only 47 home runs allowed.
  • They suffered a 6-3 defeat in their most recent game, striking out four Mariners batters while allowing 10 hits.

Marlins Hitting

  • Jazz Chisholm has racked up a team-leading 37 runs batted in.
  • In all of the big leagues, Chisholm is 28th in homers and 15th in RBI.
  • Jorge Soler’s 12 home runs pace his team.
  • Soler ranks 16th among all batters in the majors in homers, and 50th in RBI.
  • Garrett Cooper leads the Marlins with a team-high batting average of .319.
  • Jesus Sanchez is hitting .235 with seven doubles, three triples, eight home runs and 10 walks.

Marlins Pitching

  • The 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Marlins pitching staff ranks seventh in MLB.
  • The Marlins’ 3.77 team ERA ranks 11th across all league pitching staffs.
  • The Marlins have the 12th-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.219).
  • Marlins pitchers combine to surrender 59 total home runs at a rate of 1.1 per game (16th-fewest in the league).
  • They struck out nine Nationals batters while giving up nine hits in a 7-4 win in their last game.

Astros vs. Marlins Injuries

Astros Injuries

    Jacob Meyers: 10 Day Injury List (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 15 Day Injury List (Leg), Blake Taylor: 15 Day Injury List (Elbow), Parker Mushinski: 15 Day Injury List (Left elbow), Taylor Jones: 60 Day Injury List (Back), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day Injury List (Forearm)

Marlins Injuries

    Joey Wendle: 10 Day Injury List (Hamstring), Brian Anderson: 10 Day Injury List (Back), Jesús Luzardo: 15 Day Injury List (Forearm), Anthony Bender: 15 Day Injury List (Back), Cody Poteet: 15 Day Injury List (Elbow), Paul Campbell: 60 Day Injury List (Elbow), Sean Guenther: 60 Day Injury List (Arm)

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Astros Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
6/4/2022 Royals L 6-0 Away
6/5/2022 Royals W 7-4 Away
6/6/2022 Mariners L 7-4 Home
6/7/2022 Mariners W 4-1 Home
6/8/2022 Mariners L 6-3 Home
6/10/2022 Marlins Home
6/11/2022 Marlins Home
6/12/2022 Marlins Home
6/13/2022 Rangers Away
6/14/2022 Rangers Away
6/15/2022 Rangers Away

Marlins Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away
6/4/2022 Giants W 5-4 Home
6/5/2022 Giants L 5-1 Home
6/7/2022 Nationals W 12-2 Home
6/8/2022 Nationals W 2-1 Home
6/9/2022 Nationals W 7-4 Home
6/10/2022 Astros Away
6/11/2022 Astros Away
6/12/2022 Astros Away
6/13/2022 Phillies Away
6/14/2022 Phillies Away
6/15/2022 Phillies Away