Phillies and Marlins
The Phillies were walloped on Sunday and had their nine-game winning streak snapped in a 13-1 loss to the Diamondbacks at Citizens Bank Park. 

The club now welcomes the Marlins to Philadelphia to open a three-game set on Monday. 

The Phillies will send righty Aaron Nola to the mound while the Marlins counter with right-hander Sandy Alcantara. Alcantara has been one of the hottest pitchers in baseball, posting a 0.85 ERA over his last seven starts with a 0.74 WHIP and 51 strikeouts over 52 2/3 innings. He's 6-2 on the season with a 1.61 ERA. 

Nola was outstanding in his last outing, tossing eight scoreless innings this past Wednesday while surrendering just four hits in a win over Milwaukee. 

Both clubs enter Monday on the upswing with a combined 16-4 record over the past 20 games. The Marlins, though four games below .500 (27-31), have a +23 run differential while the Phillies are a +28. 

Health Update 
Corey Knebel experienced shoulder tightness while warming up on Saturday but played catch on Sunday without discomfort, an encouraging sign for the Phillies. The closer has 11 saves and a 3.26 ERA. He'll likely throw another bullpen session before seeing game action later this week. 

Roster Move
The Phillies selected the contract of righty reliever Michael Kelly from Triple-A Lehigh Valley and designated righty James Norwood for assignment. 

Visual Comparison 
Sabermetric look

The graphic above shows how the two clubs compare in five categories: OPS, ISO, DRS, WHIP, and FIP. The numbers associated with the categories represent their percentile rank compared to all clubs across Major League Baseball. We've taken the raw statistics and computed z-scores for each before turning that figure into a percentage. 

OPS = on-base plus slugging 
ISO = isolated slugging 
DRS = defensive runs saved 
WHIP = walks plus hits, divided by innings pitched 
FIP = fielding independent ERA

Monday's Lineup
Schwarber 7
Hoskins 3 
Harper DH 
Realmuto 2 
Gregorius 6 
Herrera 9 
Stott 4 
Moniak 8 
Vierling 5 

Nola RHP

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