Records: Marlins 6-4, 2nd Place in NL East (1½ games behind the Phillies); Phillies 7-2, 1st Place in NL East (1½ games ahead of the Marlins)
Former Marlins with Phillies: Back-up 1st baseman and outfielder Ross Gload played in 125 games last year with the Marlins. Current pitching coach Rich Dubee held that same position with the Marlins from 1998 until 2001, under then Marlins managers Jim Leyland and John Boles.
Mr. Marlin: One-time Phillie (and one of Jenna's favorites) Jeff Conine is currently serving as a Special Assistant to the Marlins' President. There's no word as to whether or not Conine is making the trip to Philadelphia for the series or not.
Marlins Probables: Anibal Sanchez, Ricky Nolasco, Nate Robertson