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MIAMI, FLORIDA - JULY 9: Jesus Luzardo #44 of the Miami Marlins delivers a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning at loanDepot park on July 9, 2023 in Miami, Florida.

The playoff matchup for the Phillies is set. They will host the Marlins in a 3-game series, with the winner moving on to face the Braves in the NLDS. All of the games in the series will be played at 8 p.m. Starting with game 1 on Tuesday Night. And the pitching matchup in that game will be Zack Wheeler vs Jesus Luzardo.

Luzardo is a tough lefty pitcher. His ERa this season is 3.63, with a 10-9 record and 208 Ks over 178 innings. it is his 2nd straight season with an ERA under 4.0, after he had a 3.32 ERA last season. This is his 6th season in the majors and his 3rd with the Marlins. While his early seasons with the As and his first season in Miami were a bit of a struggle, he has clearly found his from and has turned into one of the better lefty starters in the league

In his 3 seasons with the Marlins, he has faced the Phillies 5 times. In those starts, he has 3 wins with a 3.26 ERA and 37 strikeouts. Not the largest sample size, but Luzardo has pitched very well vs. the Phillies so far. And the individual Phillies, besides a couple of guys, have not hit well vs the Martlins game 1 starter. But how bad are their numbers so far? Let’s go player by player and see how each guy has hit against Jesus Luzardo thus far in their careers. And while the numbers don’t look great, it is worth mentioning most of them are small sample sizes.

Here is how each Phillies hitter has performed vs Jesus Luzardo in the past:

  • Kyle Schwarber

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - SEPTEMBER 09: Kyle Schwarber #12 of the Philadelphia Phillies rounds bases after hitting a three run home run during the second inning against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park on September 09, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

    2 for 9, 1 HR, 1 RBI , 0 Walks, 5 Ks 

    .222/.222/.556/.778 

  • Trea Turner

    MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - SEPTEMBER 01: Trea Turner #7 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a three run homer in the eighth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field on September 01, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

    (Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images)

    0 for 8, 0 HRs, 0 RBIs, 1 Walk, 2ks 

    .000/.111/.000/.000 

  • Bryce Harper

    ATLANTA, GEORGIA - SEPTEMBER 19: Bryce Harper #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts as he rounds second base after hitting a three-run homer in the sixth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park on September 19, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

    1 for 9, 0 HRs. 0 RBIs, 0 Walks, 5 Ks

    .111/.111/.111/.222

  • Alec Bohm

    MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - SEPTEMBER 03: Alec Bohm #28 of the Philadelphia Phillies at bat during a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field on September 03, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

    (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

    1 for 11, 0 HRs, 1 RBI, 0 Walks, 4 Ks

    .091/.083/.091/.174

  • Bryson Stott

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - AUGUST 29: Bryson Stott #5 of the Philadelphia Phillies looks on after hitting a two run home run during the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Citizens Bank Park on August 29, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

    4 for 5, 0 HRs, 2 RBIs, 0 Walks, 0 Ks

    .800/.833/.800/1.633

  • JT Realmuto

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - SEPTEMBER 22: J.T. Realmuto #10 of the Philadelphia Phillies rounds bases after hitting a three run home run during the sixth inning against the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park on September 22, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

    1 for 13, 0 HRs, 0 RBIs, 1 Walk, 5 Ks

    .077/.143/.077/.220

  • Nick Castellanos

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - SEPTEMBER 21: Nick Castellanos #8 of the Philadelphia Phillies looks on after hitting a solo home run during the sixth inning against the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park on September 21, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

    2 for 7, 0 HRs, 0 RBIs, 2 Walks, 4 Ks

    .286/.444/.286/.730

  • Brandon Marsh

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 01:  Brandon Marsh #16 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a three run home run against the New York Mets during the ninth inning of their game at Citi Field on October 01, 2023 in New York City.

    (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

    0 for 4, 0 HRs, 0 RBIs, 0 Walks, 3 Ks

    .000/.000/.000/.000

  • Johan Rojas

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - SEPTEMBER 26: Johan Rojas #18 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts after hitting a walk-off single during the tenth inning to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park on September 26, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

    Has never faced Jesus Luzardo

  • Christain Pache

    MIAMI, FLORIDA - JULY 7: Cristian Pache #19 of the Philadelphia Phillies looks on after hitting a two-run home run against the Miami Marlins during the ninth inning at loanDepot park on July 7, 2023 in Miami, Florida.

    (Photo by Sam Navarro/Getty Images)

    2 for 4, 1 2B, 0 HRs, 0 RBIs, 0 Walks, 1 K

    .500/.500/.750/1.250

  • Edmundo Sosa

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - SEPTEMBER 11: Edmundo Sosa #33 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a two-run double against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of game two of a double header at Citizens Bank Park on September 11, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

    3 for 6, 2 HRs, 1 2B, 3 RBIs, 1 K

    .500/.571/1.667/2.238

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