Phillies on the hook

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The Marlins' Justin Ruggiano and Marcell Ozuna high-five after scoring on a single by Nick Green in the eighth inning. (Lynne Sladky/AP)

The Marlins must be very happy it was the Astros that moved to the American League and not the Phillies.

Miami is 4-4 versus the Phillies and 9-28 against the rest of baseball. And while their offense has been more run productive versus the local nine, it's the Marlins pitching that seems to have become the 1969 Orioles when the Phils are batting.

The Fish has a staff ERA of 2.15 against the Phils this season, and an ERA of 4.40 in all other games. The rest of the league's batters are hitting nearly 50 points higher against them.

Offensively, Miami has scored about one more run a game against the Phils than against other teams ... and four of their seven triples have coming against them. The overall batting average is down vs. Philly, but their slugging percentage is up.

Here are the Marlins 2013 totals (through Monday) in games against the Phillies and against the rest of baseball:

 

 MARLINS BATTING            MARLINS PITCHING
   vs.
 Phils
 vs.
 Rest
   vs.
 Phils
 vs.
 Rest
 Batting Avg.  .208  .225  Record  4-4  9-28
    H-AB
 54-260 
 276-1225 
 Innings  71.0  
 331.0  
 On-Base Pct.
 .282  .283  Hits  55  336
    Walks
 21  89  Runs  20  171
    Strikeouts
 60  264  Earned Runs
 17  162
    HBP  6  12  Walks  23  125
 Slugging Pct.
 .342  .313  Strikeouts  53  268
    Totals Bases  
 89  384  Home Runs
 7  31
    Doubles
 6  54  ERA  2.15  4.40
    Triples
 4  3  Opp. Bat. Avg.  
 .217  .268
    Home Runs
 7  16  Opp. OBA
 .287  .337
 Runs
 28  94  Opp. Slg.  .360  .418
    Runs/Game  3.50  2.54  WHIP  1.10  1.39

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