Tonight's Lineup: Maikel Franco, Odubel Herrera Benched Vs. Marlins

No Odubel Herrera or Maikel Franco in the Phillies' lineup Tuesday night in Miami.

Herrera sits again as part of a planned two-game benching by manager Pete Mackanin. 

Franco, 2 for 21 since his eight-game hitting streak ended and batting just .195 since April 30, is off tonight with Ty Kelly at third base. It's interesting timing considering Franco is 3 for 7 with a home run off Tuesday's opponent, left-hander Justin Nicolino (see game notes).

Mackanin is desperate to find a way to put this team in position to score runs. Over the last nine games, the Phillies have the worst batting average (.174), on-base percentage (.246) and slugging percentage (.294) in the majors.

1. Cesar Hernandez, 2B
2. Howie Kendrick, LF
3. Aaron Altherr, CF
4. Tommy Joseph, 1B
5. Cameron Rupp, C
6. Michael Saunders, RF
7. Ty Kelly, 3B
8. Freddy Galvis, SS
9. Vince Velasquez, P

And for the Marlins:

1. Dee Gordon, 2B
2. Giancarlo Stanton, RF
3. Christian Yelich, CF
4. Marcell Ozuna, LF
5. Justin Bour, 1B
6. J.T. Realmuto, C
7. Derek Dietrich, 3B
8. JT Riddle, SS
9. Justin Nicolino, P

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