The NL Wild Card Series continues on Wednesday when the Philadelphia Phillies play host to the Miami Marlins. The Phillies will look to clinch a berth in the NLDS when the game begins at 8:08 PM ET on ESPN. Braxton Garrett will start for the Marlins while the Phillies have not named their starter.

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

  • Date: Wednesday, October 4, 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 are eighth-best in baseball with 220 total home runs.
  • Philadelphia's .438 slugging percentage is fifth-best in MLB.
  • The Phillies' .256 batting average is eighth-best in MLB.
  • Philadelphia has the No. 8 offense in MLB action, scoring 4.9 runs per game (796 total runs).
  • The Phillies rank ninth in baseball with an on-base percentage of .327.
  • The Phillies strike out 9.1 times per game to rank 23rd in baseball.
  • The pitching staff for Philadelphia has a collective 9.1 K/9, the seventh-best in MLB.
  • Philadelphia has the 11th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.04).
  • The Phillies have the seventh-lowest WHIP in the majors (1.240).

Marlins Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Marlins have hit 166 homers this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
  • Fueled by 445 extra-base hits, Miami ranks 20th in MLB with a .404 slugging percentage this season.
  • The Marlins rank fifth in MLB with a .258 team batting average.
  • Miami has scored 666 runs (just 4.1 per game) this season, which ranks 26th in MLB.
  • The Marlins have an on-base percentage of .316 this season, which ranks 19th in the league.
  • 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 has pitched to a 4.26 ERA this season, which ranks 16th in baseball.
  • The Marlins have a combined WHIP of 1.295 as a pitching staff, which ranks 16th in MLB.

Phillies Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Aaron Nola (12-9) gets the starting nod for the Phillies in his 33rd start of the season. He's put together a 4.46 ERA in 193 2/3 innings pitched, with 202 strikeouts.
  • His most recent appearance came on Tuesday, Sept. 26 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, when the righty went 6 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up four hits.
  • Nola is aiming to claim his third quality start in a row in this matchup.
  • Nola will try to prolong a three-game streak of pitching five or more innings (he's averaging six innings per appearance).
  • In three of his appearances this season he did not give up an earned run.

Marlins Probable Starting Pitcher

  • Garrett (9-7) will take to the mound for the Marlins and make his 31st start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up four earned runs in four innings pitched on Wednesday, Sept. 27 in his last outing, a matchup with the New York Mets.
  • In 30 starts this season, he's earned a quality start in 10 of them.
  • In 30 starts, Garrett has pitched through or past the fifth inning 23 times. He has a season average of 5.1 frames per outing.
  • He has made 31 appearances and finished seven of them without allowing an earned run.

Phillies Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Phillies Starter Opponent Starter
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 W 4-1 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
9/29/2023 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
10/2/2023 Mets L 1-0 Away Jesús Luzardo David Peterson
10/3/2023 Phillies L 4-1 Away Jesús Luzardo Zack Wheeler
10/4/2023 Phillies - Away Braxton Garrett Aaron Nola

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