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Phillies at Marlins Predictions and Preview for 5/25/2021

The Philadelphia Phillies visit the Miami Marlins on 5/25/2021 at 6:40PM.

The Phillies and the Marlins face off in an regular season game. The Phillies have a record of 23-23 this season. The Marlins are 23-24 this season.

Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Philadelphia Phillies

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Vince Velasquez is 1-0 this season with an ERA of 3.52 in 30.2 innings pitched across 5 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.34 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.195. Vince Velasquez’s pitching repetoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 93.2 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 85.7 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 82.7 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 88.8 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Vince Velasquez has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 43.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 41.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 15.1%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.7%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 35.6%

Brad Miller

Brad Miller has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 13 runs, and sports a .329 batting average this season. He also has scored 17 runs this season and stolen 3 bases.

He is considered a very good hitter according to OPS. .940 is his OPS this season, can it go higher?He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.6% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 32.3%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Brad Miller put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 49.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 23.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 27.3%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 43.6%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 41.8%


Jean Segura

Jean Segura has hit 3 Home Runs, drove in 12 runs, and sports a .331 batting average this season. He also has scored 15 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 6.0% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 13.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jean Segura put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 52.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 27.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 23.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 26.2%


Rhys Hoskins

Rhys Hoskins has hit 9 Home Runs, drove in 27 runs, and sports a .261 batting average this season. He also has scored 28 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.5% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 28.0%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Rhys Hoskins put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 37.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 38.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 11.3%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 57.3%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 31.5%


Odubel Herrera

Odubel Herrera has hit 2 Home Runs, drove in 9 runs, and sports a .271 batting average this season. He also has scored 8 runs this season and stolen 3 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.1% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 18.2% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Odubel Herrera put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 53.8%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 27.7%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 19.1%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 30.9%


Nick Maton

Nick Maton has hit 2 Home Runs, drove in 8 runs, and sports a .286 batting average this season. He also has scored 9 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 4.2% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 32.3%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Nick Maton put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 35.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 33.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 31.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 60.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 25.0%


Alec Bohm

Alec Bohm has hit 4 Home Runs, drove in 24 runs, and sports a .215 batting average this season. He also has scored 19 runs this season and stolen 3 bases.

A below-average OPS of .569 has been disappointing thus far for Alec Bohm. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 4.7% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 27.9%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Alec Bohm put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 52.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 23.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 24.2%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.9%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 40.6%


Matt Joyce

Matt Joyce has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 0 runs, and sports a .091 batting average this season. He also has scored 2 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

These struggles make him very replaceable in the lineup. His OPS is .407. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is very well known for his ability to draw walks with a 19.0% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 16.7% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Matt Joyce put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 46.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 34.6%
  • Line Drive Rate: 19.2%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 46.2%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 38.5%


Andrew Knapp

Andrew Knapp has hit 1 Home Runs, drove in 9 runs, and sports a .159 batting average this season. He also has scored 7 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

A below-average OPS of .427 has been disappointing thus far for Andrew Knapp. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is below average with his 7.9% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. With a strikeout rate of 39.5%, he has struggled at the plate with making contact. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Andrew Knapp put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 35.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 43.2%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.6%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 60.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 22.5%


Vince Velasquez

Vince Velasquez has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 1 runs, and sports a .143 batting average this season. He also has scored 0 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

These struggles make him very replaceable in the lineup. His OPS is .393. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 11.1% walk rate. He strikes out a lot and his strikeout rate is indicative of his struggles with making contact, 55.6%. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Vince Velasquez put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 50.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 100.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 0.0%


Starting Pitcher and Lineup for the Miami Marlins

Sandy Alcantara is 2-3 this season with an ERA of 3.63 in 57.0 innings pitched across 10 starts. He has a WHIP of 1.12 and yields an opponent Batting Average of 0.213. Sandy Alcantara’s pitching repetoire includes:

  • A Fastball that is on average 97.4 mph.
  • A Slider that is on average 90.1 mph.
  • A Curveball that is on average 84.1 mph.
  • A Changeup that is on average 91.6 mph.

Here is a breakdown of the type of contacted balls Sandy Alcantara has attracted this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 49.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 30.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 20.1%

He has attracted the following types of contact velocities:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.6%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 57.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 28.5%

Miguel Rojas

Miguel Rojas has hit 3 Home Runs, drove in 17 runs, and sports a .282 batting average this season. He also has scored 32 runs this season and stolen 4 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 8.2% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 14.8% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Miguel Rojas put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 41.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 35.3%
  • Line Drive Rate: 23.5%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 15.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 55.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 29.4%


Jazz Chisholm

Jazz Chisholm has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 11 runs, and sports a .275 batting average this season. He also has scored 15 runs this season and stolen 8 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 8.0% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 35.4%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jazz Chisholm put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 42.9%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 34.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 22.2%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 52.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 30.2%


Jesus Aguilar

Jesus Aguilar has hit 9 Home Runs, drove in 35 runs, and sports a .261 batting average this season. He also has scored 19 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is an above average hitter when came to his ability to draw walks with a 10.1% walk rate. He has a K Rate of 16.8% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jesus Aguilar put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 37.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 46.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 15.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 11.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 53.1%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 35.4%


Garrett Cooper

Garrett Cooper has hit 5 Home Runs, drove in 20 runs, and sports a .257 batting average this season. He also has scored 17 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 7.3% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 29.3%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Garrett Cooper put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 46.7%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 31.5%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 17.4%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 32.6%


Corey Dickerson

Corey Dickerson has hit 1 Home Runs, drove in 11 runs, and sports a .287 batting average this season. He also has scored 20 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

He is below average with his 7.5% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He has a K Rate of 21.4% this season, which is a bit lower than your average MLB hitter. This season, he has been an above-average player at getting on base.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Corey Dickerson put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 49.1%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 29.1%
  • Line Drive Rate: 21.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 25.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 44.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 30.0%


Adam Duvall

Adam Duvall has hit 9 Home Runs, drove in 33 runs, and sports a .220 batting average this season. He also has scored 18 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

He has an OPS that is above-average. He hits with above-average power and it must be respected.

He is below average with his 4.4% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 30.8%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Adam Duvall put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 32.4%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 53.9%
  • Line Drive Rate: 13.7%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 12.7%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 48.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 39.2%


Jon Berti

Jon Berti has hit 2 Home Runs, drove in 8 runs, and sports a .177 batting average this season. He also has scored 15 runs this season and stolen 2 bases.

A below-average OPS of .605 has been disappointing thus far for Jon Berti. He is not considered a power hitter this season, but this could change.

His ability to draw walks is quite good. He is a selective hitter sporting a 13.3% walk rate. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 24.8%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jon Berti put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 62.3%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 18.8%
  • Line Drive Rate: 18.8%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 14.5%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 59.4%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 26.1%


Jorge Alfaro

Jorge Alfaro has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 3 runs, and sports a .229 batting average this season. He also has scored 1 runs this season and stolen 1 bases.

A below-average OPS of .507 has been disappointing thus far for Jorge Alfaro. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is a free swinger and his walk rate this season indicates it thus far, it is presently 2.8%. Striking out a bit more than your average hitter with a K Rate of 33.3%, it is not ideal, but… still a weakness. He is not getting on base this season as much as he or his manager hope.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Jorge Alfaro put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 52.2%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 17.4%
  • Line Drive Rate: 30.4%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 13.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 43.5%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 43.5%


Sandy Alcantara

Sandy Alcantara has hit 0 Home Runs, drove in 0 runs, and sports a .105 batting average this season. He also has scored 0 runs this season and stolen 0 bases.

These struggles make him very replaceable in the lineup. His OPS is .308. He would not be classified as a power hitter this season.

He is below average with his 5.0% walk rate, drawing walks may not necessarily be that important or the opportunity may not arise as much. He strikes out a lot and his strikeout rate is indicative of his struggles with making contact, 75.0%. He is one of laggards in MLB at On-Base Percentage with a .150 OBP.

Breaking down the types of contacted balls Sandy Alcantara put into play this season:

  • Ground Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Fly Ball Rate: 25.0%
  • Line Drive Rate: 25.0%

Now here is a breakdown of the velocity of the balls he put into play:

  • Soft Hit Ball Rate: 25.0%
  • Medium Hit Ball Rate: 50.0%
  • Hard Hit Ball Rate: 25.0%


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