Monday, July 4, 2011
Phillies at Marlins: July 4th through July 6th
Monday 6:10, Tuesday and Wednesday 7:10
Phillies 53-32, 1st Place in N.L. East, 4 games ahead of the Braves
Marlins 38-46, 5th Place in N.L. East, 14 1/5 games behind the Phillies
So Far in 2011: The Phillies completed a four-game sweep of the Marlins a few weeks ago in Philly and they'll try to go for six in a row overall tonight. The Phils lead the season series 7-2.
Meet the Marlins: Manager - Jack McKeon took over on June 20th following the sudden resignation of Edwin Rodriguez
Starters - John Buck (c), Gaby Sanchez (1b), Omar Infante (2b), Wes Helms (3b), Hanley Ramirez (ss), Logan Morrison (lf), Emilio Bonifacio (cf), Mike Stanton (rf)
Rotation - Anibal Sanchez (rhp), Brad Hand (lhp), Javier Vazquez (rhp), Ricky Nolasco (rhp), Chris Volstad (rhp)
Bench - Brett Hayes (c), Greg Dobbs (3b), Bryan Petersen (of), Dewayne Wise (of)
Closer - Leo Nunez (rhp)
Bullpen - Burke Badenhop (rhp), Jose Ceda (rhp), Randy Choate (lhp), Steve Cishek (rhp), Michael Dunn (lhp), Edward Mujica (rhp), Brian Sanches (rhp)
Disabled List - Clay Hensley (rhp), Josh Johnson (rhp), Ryan Webb (rhp), John Baker (c), Donnie Murphy (inf), Chris Coghlan (cf), Scott Cousins (of)
At the Ballpark: A 4th of July Celebration follows the game today, complete with a patriotic fireworks display. Tuesday night is Miami Herald Two for Tuesday, when fans can receive two tickets for the price of one.
Phillies Probables: Vance Worley (3-1, 2.57), Cole Hamels (9-4, 2.41), Kyle Kendrick (4-4, 3.81)
Marlins Probables: Ricky Nolasco (5-4, 4.08), Chris Volstad (4-7, 5.01), Anibal Sanchez (6-2, 3.30)