After suffering a four-game series sweep to the Reds a week ago in Cincinnati, the Miami Marlins welcome the NL Central opponent to loanDepot Park for three games over the weekend.
Series Preview: Miami Marlins vs Cincinatti Reds
After being swept in Cincinnati, the Marlins picked up a much-needed series win by taking two-of-three over the Nationals during the week. Before securing victories Wednesday and Thursday night, Miami had dropped eight consecutive games to the Braves, Reds, and the first game against the Nationals.
The Marlins sport a 53-75 record on the season, and currently sit fifth in the NL East. Miami also has a 2-8 record across their last 10 games, as well as being 32-31 at loanDepot Park so far this season.
The Reds come to Miami playing overall good baseball, but fresh off dropping two-of-three in Milwaukee against the NL Central leading Brewers. Dating back to an August 13 series opener in Philadelphia, the Reds have won eight of their last 13 games.
Cincinnati enters play with a 70-59 overall record, second place in the NL Central currently 8.5 games behind the first-place Brewers. The second-highest run scoring team in the NL (behind the Dodgers) however currently holds the second Wild Card spot, 1.5 games ahead of the San Diego Padres.