Here's a quick review of the pitching match ups for this week's three-game series between the Phillies (71-84) and the Marlins (57-99), in Miami.
Monday, 7:10 PM. Roy Halladay (4-4, 6.71 ERA) vs. Nathan Eovaldi (3-6, 3.79 ERA). In his last five starts, Halladay is 2-0 with a 4.28 ERA. Halladay is 9-5 with a 3.53 ERA in 17 career outings against the Marlins. Juan Pierre is 0-for-15 in his career against Halladay. In his last five starts, Eovaldi is 1-3 with a 3.41 ERA. The 23-year-old Eovaldi has a 0-4 record with a 5.40 ERA in five career starts against the Phils. Carlos Ruiz is 4-for-8 (.500 avg) with three doubles and two RBI in his career against Eovaldi.
Tuesday, 7:10 PM. Zach Miner (0-1, 3.22 ERA) vs. Henderson Alvarez (4-5, 4.05 ERA). Miner posted a 3.90 ERA in 27 appearances with the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs this season. Opponents are batting .262 against Miner in 14 big league outings this year. In his last eight starts, the 23-year-old Alvarez is 2-4 with a 5.40 ERA. In seven home outings this year, the right-handed Alvarez has a 2-4 record with a 4.71 ERA.
Wednesday, 7:10 PM. Cole Hamels (8-14, 3.62 ERA) vs. Brad Hand (1-1, 3.14 ERA). Hamels has a 5-7 record with a 3.40 ERA in 15 road outings this season. In four starts against Miami this season, Hamels sports a 1-2 record along with a 2.00 ERA. Adeiny Hechavarria is 4-for-10 (.400 avg) with a triple against Hamels in his career. Hand, a lefty, has held opponents to a .122 batting average against in six big league appearances this season. In nine home games in the big leagues for the Marlins, Hand has tallied a 1-5 record with a 3.40 ERA.