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Friday January 27th, 2023 6:48PM

Marlins aim to break slide in matchup with the Braves

By The Associated Press

Miami Marlins (55-76, fourth in the NL East) vs. Atlanta Braves (82-51, second in the NL East)

Atlanta; Saturday, 7:20 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Edward Cabrera (4-2, 2.45 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 48 strikeouts); Braves: Jake Odorizzi (5-5, 3.90 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 65 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Braves -196, Marlins +163; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Miami Marlins come into the matchup against the Atlanta Braves as losers of five in a row.

Atlanta has an 82-51 record overall and a 45-25 record at home. The Braves have gone 64-19 in games when they record eight or more hits.

Miami has a 55-76 record overall and a 29-38 record in road games. The Marlins have a 23-55 record in games when they have allowed a home run.

Saturday's game is the 15th meeting between these teams this season. The Braves are ahead 10-4 in the season series.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dansby Swanson has 29 doubles, a triple and 17 home runs for the Braves. Travis d'Arnaud is 9-for-30 with a double and four home runs over the past 10 games.

Miguel Rojas has 15 doubles, two triples and six home runs while hitting .228 for the Marlins. Brian Anderson is 5-for-35 with a double and two home runs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Braves: 7-3, .268 batting average, 2.25 ERA, outscored opponents by 31 runs

Marlins: 3-7, .185 batting average, 3.82 ERA, outscored by 20 runs

INJURIES: Braves: Darren O'Day: 60-Day IL (calf), Jackson Stephens: 7-Day IL (concussion), Chadwick Tromp: 10-Day IL (quadricep), Adam Duvall: 60-Day IL (wrist), Luke Jackson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Ozzie Albies: 60-Day IL (foot), Manny Pina: 60-Day IL (wrist)

Marlins: Jon Berti: day-to-day (hip), Anthony Bender: 60-Day IL (elbow), Braxton Garrett: 15-Day IL (oblique), Avisail Garcia: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Jordan Holloway: 60-Day IL (elbow), Daniel Castano: 7-Day IL (concussion), Max Meyer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jazz Chisholm: 60-Day IL (back), Cody Poteet: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jorge Soler: 10-Day IL (back), Paul Campbell: 60-Day IL (elbow), Sean Guenther: 60-Day IL (arm)

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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