Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Nationals at Phillies: May 3rd through May 5th
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 7:05
Nationals 14-14, Tied for 3rd Place in N.L. East, 4 1/2 games behind the Phillies
Phillies 18-9, Tied for 1st Place in N.L. East, 4 1/2 game ahead of the Braves and the Nationals
So Far in 2011: The Phillies took two out of three from the Nationals in Washington in mid-April.
Know Your Nationals: Manager - Jim Riggleman
Starters - Wilson Ramos (c), Adam LaRoche (1b), Danny Espinosa (2b), Jerry Hairston (3b), Ian Desmond (ss), Michael Morse (lf), Rick Ankiel (cf), Jayson Werth (rf)
Rotation - Livan Hernandez (rhp), Jason Marquis (rhp), John Lannan (lhp), Jordan Zimmermann (rhp), Tom Gorzelanny (lhp)
Bench - Ivan Rodriguez (c), Brian Bixler (inf), Alex Cora (inf), Laynce Nix (of), Matt Stairs (of)
Closer - Drew Storen (rhp)
Bullpen - Brian Broderick (rhp), Sean Burnett (lhp), Tyler Clippard (rhp), Todd Coffey (rhp), Henry Rodriguez (rhp), Doug Slaten (lhp)
Disabled List - Chad Gaudin (rhp), Elvin Ramirez (rhp), Stephen Strasburg (rhp), Chien-Ming Wang (rhp), Ryan Zimmerman (3b)
At the Ballpark: The big news is Werth's first visit back to Philly following his off-season mega-contract signing with the Nationals. To top it off, tonight is another Hatfield Phillies Franks Dollar Dog Night. Bring it on.
Nationals Probables: Livan Hernandez, Jason Marquis, John Lannan
Phillies Probables: Cole Hamels, Vance Worley, Roy Halladay