Thompson expected to start for Miami against New York

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New York Yankees (53-48, third in the AL East) vs. Miami Marlins (44-58, fifth in the NL East)

Miami; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Jameson Taillon (6-4, 4.36 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 93 strikeouts) Marlins: Zach Thompson (2-3, 2.73 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 36 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Marlins +131, Yankees -151; over/under is 8 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Aaron Judge and the Yankees will take on the Marlins Friday.

The Marlins are 24-23 in home games in 2020. The Miami pitching staff averages 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings, Trevor Rogers leads them with a mark of 10.6.

The Yankees are 26-25 in road games. New York has a collective .234 this season, led by Aaron Judge with an average of .280.

TOP PERFORMERS: Adam Duvall leads the Marlins with 22 home runs and is slugging .478.

Judge leads the Yankees with 34 extra base hits and 48 RBIs.

LAST 10 GAMES: Marlins: 4-6, .255 batting average, 5.15 ERA, outscored by 15 runs

Yankees: 6-4, .235 batting average, 4.12 ERA, outscored by five runs

INJURIES: Marlins: Trevor Rogers: (back), Cody Poteet: (knee), Pablo Lopez: (rotator cuff), Elieser Hernandez: (quad), Daniel Castano: (shoulder), Jeff Brigham: (undisclosed), Jesus Sanchez: (covid-19 protocols), Garrett Cooper: (elbow), Jose Devers: (shoulder), Jazz Chisholm Jr.: (shoulder), Jon Berti: (concussion).

Yankees: Luis Severino: (elbow), Clarke Schmidt: (elbow), Wandy Peralta: (covid-19), Darren O'Day: (hamstring), Corey Kluber: (shoulder), Michael King: (finger), John King: (shoulder), Yoendrys Gomez: (covid-19), Tim Locastro: (knee), Aaron Hicks: (wrist), Clint Frazier: (vertigo), Miguel Andujar: (wrist), Trey Amburgey: (hamstring), Greg Allen: (knee), Luke Voit: (knee), Chris Gittens: (ankle).

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

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