Miami Marlins vs. Arizona Diamondbacks: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 26, 2024

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May 26, 2024 6:22 AM
On Sunday, May 26th at 4:10 PM, the Miami Marlins will face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, looking to even the series after splitting the first two games. The Diamondbacks, holding a 25-27 overall record and 13-14 mark at home, will aim to protect their turf against a struggling Marlins team that's 18-35 overall and 8-16 on the road.
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Marlins vs Diamondbacks starting pitchers

  • Blake Walston for Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Ryan Weathers for Miami Marlins

Marlins vs Diamondbacks statistics

Stat Marlins Diamondbacks
Hits 416 (Tied-16th) 428 (13th)
Batting Average .234 (20th) .244 (12th)
Runs Batted In 193 (24th) 230 (9th)
Runs 198 (26th) 244 (8th)
Home Runs 43 (Tied-23rd) 48 (Tied-21st)
Walks 121 (30th) 172 (Tied-9th)
Stolen Bases 28 (Tied-20th) 23 (Tied-27th)
Strikeouts 398 (Tied-25th) 398 (Tied-25th)
Pitches 7140 (30th) 7659 (14th)

Arizona Diamondbacks recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/25/24 vs Miami Marlins W 3-2
5/24/24 vs Miami Marlins L 3-0
5/22/24 @ Los Angeles Dodgers W 6-0
5/21/24 @ Los Angeles Dodgers W 7-3
5/20/24 @ Los Angeles Dodgers L 6-4

Miami Marlins recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/25/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks L 3-2
5/24/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks W 3-0
5/22/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers W 1-0
5/21/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers L 7-5
5/20/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers W 3-2 F/10

Marlins vs Diamondbacks predictions

As the Miami Marlins take on the Arizona Diamondbacks, I'm expecting big things from some of their key players. I think Bryan De La Cruz will have a solid game, potentially going 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored. Josh Bell has been hitting well lately, and I see him going 1 for 3 with a double and a walk. Meanwhile, Jazz Chisholm should be able to take advantage of the Diamondbacks' pitching, posting a multi-hit game with an RBI and a stolen base. These performances should give the Marlins a solid foundation to build on.

On the other side, the Arizona Diamondbacks will be relying on their own stars to shine. Ketel Marte has been consistent all season, and I think he'll have a strong game, going 2 for 4 with a double and a run scored. Christian Walker has been crushing the ball lately, and I see him going 1 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs. Meanwhile, Corbin Carroll should be able to use his speed to his advantage, swiping a base and scoring a run. If these players can come through, the Diamondbacks will be in a good position to take the win.

Overall, I think this game is going to be a close one, but in the end, I'm predicting the Diamondbacks to take the win. With their strong hitting and decent pitching, I think they'll be able to edge out the Marlins. The Marlins have struggled on the road, and I don't think they'll be able to overcome that trend tonight. My final score prediction is Diamondbacks 5, Marlins 4.

Arizona Diamondbacks injuries

  • Luis Frias (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Jorge Barrosa (LF): Day-To-Day
  • Josh Green (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Miguel Castro (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Jose Castillo (RP): Day-To-Day

Miami Marlins injuries

  • JT Chargois (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Xavier Edwards (SS): 60-Day-IL
  • Kemp Alderman (RF): Day-To-Day
  • Avisail Garcia (RF): 10-Day-IL
  • Bryan Hoeing (RP): 15-Day-IL

Marlins vs Diamondbacks game info

Venue Chase Field
Location Phoenix, Arizona
First pitch Sun 4:10 PM
Temperature 91°
Chance of Rain 0%

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