The Phillies could not figure out Jose Fernandez either of the first two times they saw him, but they will get another crack at the Marlins' rookie phenom Tuesday night.
Two of Miami's 13 wins this season came in starts Fernandez made against Philadelphia. In those two outings, the 20-year-old starter has combined to strike out 14, while allowing no runs on just three hits in 13 innings.
"They're a really good team. Their lineup is pretty tough," Fernandez said about the Phillies, whom he pitched seven shutout innings against on May 4. "They've got good left-handed hitters. I'm just going to go out there and have a game plan and try to execute it the right way."
Fernandez is 2-2 with a 3.48 ERA, 44 strikeouts and 17 walks in eight starts.
Opposing Fernandez will be Phillies rookie righty Tyler Cloyd, who will be officially called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley before Tuesday's contest.
With multiple off-days last week, the Phils carried just four starters on their roster, but needed Cloyd back to start Tuesday. Cloyd filled the void left by the injured Roy Halladay in the rotation earlier in the month, and the 26-year-old allowed two runs in 6 1/3 innings against the D-Backs on May 10.
Phillies: Howard hurting; Ruiz, Adams head to DL
• Philadelphia has been bitten by the injury bug as of late.
Setup man Mike Adams (back) was placed on the disabled list Monday, catcher Carlos Ruiz (hamstring) will head there Tuesday and first baseman Ryan Howard (knee) was held out of the lineup for the second straight game in the series opener in Miami.
Adams has not pitched since May 10 and will be eligible to pitch again as soon as Sunday. Ruiz, meanwhile, is expected to miss three to four weeks with a strained right hamstring he hurt while running the bases against the Reds on May 19. The club also called up catcher Humberto Quintero from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Monday.
Howard received a cortisone injection in his left knee Sunday due to swelling, and the Phillies are hoping the injury does not force the left-handed slugger to join Adams and Ruiz on the DL. Howard missed his second straight game Monday, and the team said he was day to day.
With Howard nursing a sore knee, Michael Young has moved across the diamond to play first base in the last two games, which has given utility man Freddy Galvis a chance at third. After hitting a walk-off homer against Reds closer Aroldis Chapman on Sunday, Galvis was back in the lineup Monday. He is hitting .283 with three home runs and seven RBIs in 25 games.
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said Glavis' success has not surprised him.
"I think he's going to be an everyday guy in the big leagues," Manuel said. "It's just a matter of time. He just needs a little bit of patience. Freddy just loves to play. He brings a lot to the table. He has a lot of intangibles. He hustles. He's very exciting."
Marlins: Ozuna in the zone
• Right fielder Marcell Ozuna entered Monday with more hits than any other rookie in May.
Ozuna tacked on two more hits in the series-opening 5-1 victory and raised his batting average to .310. The 22-year-old has 21 hits in May, and has also driven home eight runs this month.
• Marlins reliever Ryan Webb stretched his scoreless streak to 17 1/3 innings Monday night, the longest such streak in the Majors.
• Despite striking out a season-high 10 and allowing just two runs in six innings Monday, Cole Hamels' record fell to 1-7. The Phillies are 1-9 in games the left-hander has started.
• The Marlins have won three straight games against the Phillies, and the teams have evenly split the first eight matchups.
Stephen Pianovich is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.