Phillies face the Marlins
The Phillies are in Miami tonight to open their first road trip this season. The club dropped two-of-three from the Mets, including yesterday's 9-6 loss at Citizens Bank Park. 

The offense has sputtered, but Miami's pitching has been poor to open the year, so this series should present an opportunity for the Phillies' bat to get on track. Nick Castellanos had a strong series at the plate against New York and is 7-for-23 this season. 

On the flip side, Bryce Harper, Kyle Schwarber, and Didi Gregorius are each hitting below .200 over the first six games of the season. 

Kyle Gibson will start tonight's opener, aiming to build off his success from Saturday when he whiffed ten while tossing seven scoreless innings. The Marlins counter with righty Sandy Alcantara who surrendered two runs over five innings in his first start of the season. 

Of note, Harper has some solid career figures against Alcantara, hitting .391 over 23 career at-bats. 

Roster Moves 
Sam Coonrod was transferred to the 60-day IL with a right shoulder strain. There's no timeline for his return. The club optioned relievers Connor Brogdon and Damon Jones to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, reinstated reliever James Norwood from the bereavement list and selected the contract of right-hander Andrew Bellati from Lehigh Valley. 

Segura Update 
Jean Segura was hit in the forearm with a pitch last night and came out of the game early as felt a tingling sensation and wasn't able to close his fist. Luckily, it appears he avoided serious injury and he'll sit tonight out. 

Phillies Lineup 
Schwarber 7 
Realmuto 2 
Harper 9 
Castellanos DH 
Hoskins 3 
Gregorius 6 
Camargo 5 
Stott 4 
Vierling 8 
Gibson RHP 

Win Probability Added 
Offense: Phillies (-0.37) 17th vs. Marlins (-0.83) 28th 
Starting Pitching: Phillies (0.28) 10th vs. Marlins (-0.29) 17th 
Relief Pitching: Phillies (0.09) 17th vs. Marlins (-0.39) 27th

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