Miami's pinch hitters went 2-for-2 in Friday's 4-3 loss, with Donovan Solano and Austin Kearns each recording a single. On the season, the Marlins' pinch hitters have posted a .291 average, good enough for third best in the National League, trailing only Chicago (.295) and Washington (.294).
During their current three-game losing streak, the Marlins have hit just one hit in 23 at-bats with runners in scoring position. Miami's RISP average this season is .224 (168-for-750), second worst in baseball. Against the Pirates on Friday, the team went 0-for-8 in such situations.
The Marlins stole four bases Friday and lead the Major Leagues with 92 swiped bags. The next closest team is San Diego, which has 82 stolen bases. Miami's stolen base percentage is 79.3, a touch below the Angels' baseball-leading mark of 80.0 percent.