Friday, April 15, 2011

Marlins at Phillies: April 15th through April 17th

Citizens Bank Park - Philadelphia, PA
Friday and Saturday 7:05, Sunday 1:35

Records: Marlins 7-5, 2nd Place in N.L. East (2 games behind the Phillies); Phillies 9-3, 1st Place in N.L. East (2 games ahead of the Marlins)

First Game: The Phillies got their first look at the expansion Florida Marlins on May 17, 1993 at Joe Robbie Stadium. The Phillies defeated the teal wonders by a score of 10-3 behind the offense of John Kruk, who went 5 for 6 with three runs scored and two RBIs. The Phillies roughed up Marlins' starter Charlie Hough in the victory and Ben Rivera took the win for the Phils.

Meet the Marlins: Manager - Edwin Rodriguez, named manager on June 23, 2010
Starters - John Buck (c), Gaby Sanchez (1b), Omar Infante (2b), Donnie Murphy (3b), Hanley Ramirez (ss), Logan Morrison (lf), Chris Coghlan (cf), Mike Stanton (rf)
Rotation - Josh Johnson (rhp), Ricky Nolasco (rhp), Javier Vazquez (rhp), Anibal Sanchez (rhp), Chris Volstad (rhp)
Bench - Brett Hayes (c), Greg Dobbs (inf), Wes Helms (inf), Emilio Bonifacio (of), Scott Cousins (of)
Closer - Leo Nunez (rhp)
Bullpen - Randy Choate (lhp), Michael Dunn (lhp), Clay Hensley (rhp), Edward Mujica (rhp), Brian Sanches (rhp), Ryan Webb (rhp)
Disabled List - John Baker (c)

At the Ballpark:  Tonight is the annual Jackie Robinson Salute and similar to prior years, all Phillies will take the field wearing Robinson's #42.  Sunday is the Phanatic's Birthday party with Phanatic t-shirts for all children 14 years and younger.

Marlins Probables: Javier Vazquez, Anibal Sanchez, Chris Volstad
Phillies Probables: Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels, Joe Blanton

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