Miami; Friday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
: Marlins -199, Athletics +166; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics visit the Miami Marlins looking to stop an 11-game road losing streak.
Miami is 29-28 overall and 15-13 in home games. Marlins hitters are batting a collective .257, which ranks fourth in the NL.
Oakland has gone 5-22 in road games and 12-46 overall. The Athletics are 10-40 in games when they have given up a home run.
The teams meet Friday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Marlins: 5-5, .291 batting average, 4.29 ERA, even run differential
Athletics: 2-8, .174 batting average, 5.23 ERA, outscored by 27 runs
INJURIES: Marlins: Johnny Cueto: 60-Day IL (biceps), Jazz Chisholm: 10-Day IL (toe), A.J. Puk: 15-Day IL (elbow), Avisail Garcia: 10-Day IL (back), Tommy Nance: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Trevor Rogers: 15-Day IL (forearm ), Max Meyer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Bender: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Athletics: Drew Rucinski: 15-Day IL (illness), Zach Jackson: 15-Day IL (undisclosed), Manny Pina: 60-Day IL (wrist), Mason Miller: 15-Day IL (elbow), Dany Jimenez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Freddy Tarnok: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60-Day IL (shoulder)