Monday, September 5, 2011

Braves at Phillies: September 5th through September 7th

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

Braves 82-57, 2nd Place in the N.L. East, 7 1/2 games behind the Phillies
Phillies 88-48, 1st Place in the N.L. East, 7 1/2 games ahead of the Braves

So Far in 2011:  This is the Braves final regular season visit to Philadelphia.  The teams have split their twelve games so far this season, with six wins a piece.  Most recently, the Phils took two out of three in Atlanta in early July.

Meet the Braves: Manager - Fredi Gonzalez
Starters - Brian McCann (c), Freddie Freeman (1b), Dan Uggla (2b), Chipper Jones (3b), Alex Gonzalez (ss), Martin Prado (lf), Michael Bourn (cf), Jason Heyward (rf)
Rotation - Tim Hudson (rhp), Brandon Beachy (rhp), Mike Minor (lhp), Randall Delgado (rhp), Derek Lowe (rhp)
Bench - J.C. Boscan (c), David Ross (c), Brooks Conrad (inf), Eric Hinske (inf), Jack Wilson (inf), Jose Constanza (of), Matt Diaz (of), Antoan Richardson (of)
Closer - Craig Kimbrel (rhp)
Bullpen - Jair Jurrjens (rhp), Scott Linebrink (rhp), Cristhian Martinez (rhp), Peter Moylan (rhp), Eric O'Flaherty (lhp), Julio Teheran (rhp), Anthony Varvaro (rhp), Jonny Venters (lhp), Arodys Vizcaino (rhp)
Disabled List - Tommy Hanson (rhp), Kris Medlen (rhp), George Sherrill (lhp), Nate McLouth (of)

Jurrjens has been skipped in the rotation as he deals with a bum knee.

At the Ballpark:  It's a Labor Day Dollar Dog Night tonight and Wednesday is the Goya Latino Family Celebration.

Braves Probables: Derek Lowe (9-12, 4.52), Tim Hudson (14-8, 3.05), Brandon Beachy (7-2, 3.37)
Phillies Probables: Cliff Lee (15-7, 2.59), Vance Worley (10-1, 2.85), Roy Oswalt (7-8, 3.80)

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