Monday, June 6, 2011

Dodgers at Phillies: June 6th through June 8th

Citizens Bank Park - Philadelphia, PA
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 7:05

Dodgers 28-32, Tied for 3rd Place in N.L. West, 5 1/2 games behind the Giants
Phillies 35-24, 1st Place in N.L. East, 3 games ahead of the Marlins

First Game:  On April 28, 1890, the Brooklyn Bridegrooms defeated the Phillies, 10-0.  Tom Vickery started the game for the Phillies, and although a complete box score is not available, I'm guessing he didn't have a very good day.

Know Your Dodgers: Manager - Don Mattingly is in first season as manager of the Dodgers
Starters - Rod Barajas (c), James Loney (1b), Aaron Miles (2b), Casey Blake (3b), Jamey Carroll (ss), Jerry Sands (lf), Matt Kemp (cf), Andre Ethier (rf)
Rotation - Clayton Kershaw (lhp), Chad Billingsley (rhp), Ted Lilly (lhp), Rubby De La Rosa (rhp), Hiroki Kuroda (rhp)
Bench - Dioner Navarro (c), Juan Castro (inf), Ivan DeJesus (inf), Jay Gibbons (of), Tony Gwynn (of)
Closer - Matt Guerrier (rhp)
Bullpen - Scott Elbert (lhp), John Ely (rhp), Javy Guerra (rhp), Josh Lindblom (rhp), Mike MacDougal (rhp), Ramon Troncoso (rhp)
Disabled List - Jonathan Broxton (rhp), Jon Garland (rhp), Blake Hawksworth (rhp), Kenley Jansen (rhp), Hong-Chih Kuo (lhp), Vicente Padilla (rhp), Hector Gimenez (c), Rafael Furcal (ss), Juan Uribe (2b), Marcus Thames (of)

Dodgers Updates:  In a flurry of roster moves this afternoon, Juan Uribe (2b), Blake Hawksworth (rhp) and Marcus Thames (of) were activated from the disabled list and top prospect Dee Gordon (ss) was recalled.  Ivan DeJesus (inf) and John Ely (rhp) were optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque while Juan Castro (inf) and Jay Gibbons (of) were designated for assignment.  Gordon is the son of former Phillie Tom "Flash" Gordon.

At the Ballpark:  Tonight is another Dollar Dog Night at the ballpark.

Dodgers Probables: Ted Lilly (4-4, 4.22), Rubby De La Rosa (1-0, 1.80), Hiroki Kuroda (5-6, 3.46)
Phillies Probables: Cliff Lee (4-5, 3.94), Roy Oswalt (3-3, 2.70), Cole Hamels (7-2, 2.83)

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