Marlins Vs. Phillies Lineup: Kyle Kendrick On The Mound For Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Phillies will begin a three-game series with the Miami Marlins Monday as Philadelphia attempts to keep its postseason hopes alive.

The Phillies have won four straight games and now enter play Monday six games back in the Wild Card race. They will attempt to make up even more ground as they host the Marlins, who have the worst record in the NL East.

Kyle Kendrick (8-10, 3.96 ERA) will get the start for Philadelphia Monday. He's won four of his last five starts, including his last start against Miami. Kendrick is 2-0 against Miami this year, posting a 1.46 ERA over 12-1/3 innings. He's struck out 10 during that stretch while allowing just two earned runs.

The Marlins will counter with Wade LeBlanc (2-3, 2.72 ERA) on the mound. LeBlanc will be making just his seventh start of the season after spending time in both the bullpen and starting rotation this year. LeBlanc hasn't started a game against the Phillies this season but is 1-1 in two career starts against Philadelphia, with an 1.80 ERA.

Phillies:

SS - Jimmy Rollins
CF - John Mayberry
2B - Chase Utley
1B - Ryan Howard
LF - Ty Wigginton
RF - Domonic Brown
C - Erik Kratz
3B - Michael Martinez
SP - Kyle Kendrick

Marlins:

LF - Bryan Petersen
CF - Justin Ruggiano
SS - Jose Reyes
RF - Giancarlo Stanton
1B - Carlos Lee
3B - Greg Dobbs
2B - Donovan Solano
C - Rob Brantly
SP - Wade LeBlanc

For more on the Phillies, head over to The Good Phight, and continue to check out SB Nation Philly for the latest on the series.

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