Friday, May 13, 2011
Phillies at Braves: May 13th through May 15th
Friday 7:35, Saturday 1:10, Sunday 1:35
Phillies 24-12, 1st Place in N.L. East, 3 games ahead of the Marlins
Braves 20-18, 3rd Place in N.L. East, 5 games behind the Phillies
So Far in 2011: The Phillies and Braves are tied up 3-3 so far in their season series. The Braves recently took two of three from the Phils last week.
Know Your Enemy: Manager – Fredi Gonzalez
Starters – Brian McCann (c), Freddie Freeman (1b), Dan Uggla (2b), Chipper Jones (3b), Alex Gonzalez (ss), Martin Prado (lf), Nate McLouth (cf), Jason Heyward (rf)
Rotation – Tim Hudson (rhp), Brandon Beachy (rhp), Derek Lowe (rhp), Jair Jurrjens (rhp), Tommy Hanson (rhp)
Bench – David Ross (c), Brooks Conrad (inf), Diory Hernandez (inf), Eric Hinske (inf), Joe Mather (inf)
Closer – Craig Kimbrel (rhp)
Bullpen – Cory Gearrin (rhp), Scott Linebrink (rhp), Cristhian Martinez (rhp), Eric O'Flaherty (lhp), George Sherrill (lhp), Jonny Venters (lhp)
Disabled List – Kris Medlen (rhp), Peter Moylan (rhp)
At the Ballpark: Friday Night Fireworks will follow tonight's game and fans attending tomorrow afternoon's game will receive a replica Atlanta Black Crackers hat. Ludacris is performing a post-game, on-field concert.
Sunday is the annual Civil Rights Game and both teams will wear 1974 throw-back uniforms, paying tribute to the year Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run record.
Phillies Probables: Cole Hamels, Joe Blanton, Roy Halladay
Braves Probables: Brandon Beachy, Jair Jurrjens, Tim Hudson