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    Harold Ramirez will look for his 100th hit of the season (he has 97) when the Tampa Bay Rays (71-57) square off against the Miami Marlins (55-74) on Wednesday at 6:40 PM ET. The Rays are favored (-162) over the Marlins (+137). Tampa Bay has Drew Rasmussen expected to start, while Miami has not named a starter.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rays vs. Marlins

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 31, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Stadium: loanDepot park
    Rays vs Marlins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rays -162 6.5

    Rays Stats & Trends

    Rays Batting

    • The Rays are 22nd in MLB action with 118 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.
    • The Rays have the 17th-ranked batting average in the league (.241).
    • The Rays are 20th in baseball with a .310 on-base percentage.
    • The Rays strike out 8.8 times per game, the No. 22 mark in the league.
    • The Rays average 0.9 homers per road game this season (57 total on the road).
    • The Rays are slugging .379 with 2.9 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The team is batting .242 with 534 hits (8.5 per game) on the road this season.

    Rays Key Batters

    • Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay in OBP (.389) this season, fueled by 115 hits.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, Diaz is 28th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks sixth, and he is 76th in slugging.
    • Diaz has hit safely in four games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .400 with three doubles, a home run, three walks and two RBI.
    • Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay in slugging percentage (.457) and total hits (125) this season.
    • Arozarena’s batting average is 53rd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 62nd, and his slugging percentage 41st.
    • Arozarena brings a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .400 with three doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Isaac Paredes has collected 58 base hits, an OBP of .306 and a slugging percentage of .484 this season.
    • Paredes takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .333 with three home runs, four walks and five RBI.
    • Ramirez has five home runs, 47 RBI and a batting average of .327 this season.
    • Ramirez brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .273 with six RBI.

    Marlins Stats & Trends

    Marlins Batting

    • The Marlins rank 23rd in Major League Baseball with 114 home runs.
    • The Marlins rank 26th in MLB with a team batting average of just .230.
    • The Marlins have an on-base percentage of .295 this season, which ranks 26th in the league.
    • The Marlins rank 23rd in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 whiffs per contest.
    • In 63 games at home this season, they’ve hit 52 homers, an average of 0.8 per contest.
    • In 63 home games this season, they’re slugging .369 with 164 hits going for extra bases.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .233 with 7.6 base hits per contest.

    Marlins Key Batters

    • Miguel Rojas has racked up an on-base percentage of .277, a slugging percentage of .324, and has 90 hits, all club-bests for the Marlins.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, Rojas is 121st in batting average, 135th in on-base percentage and 136th in slugging percentage.
    • Jon Berti is batting .255 with 14 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 34 walks.
    • Garrett Cooper is batting .257 with 24 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 33 walks.
    • Joey Wendle is batting .256 with 19 doubles, a triple, two home runs and 12 walks.

    Rays vs. Marlins Probable Pitchers

    Rasmussen TBD
    22 GS
    9-4 W-L
    2.77 ERA
    110.2 IP
    27 BB
    99 SO

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