Monday, May 18, 2015

Phillies at Rockies: May 18th to May 21st

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:40, Thursday 3:10
Coors Field - Denver, CO

Phillies 16-23, 5th Place in the N.L. East, 6 1/2 games behind the Mets
Rockies 13-21, 5th Place in the N.L. West, 9 1/2 games behind the Dodgers

Phillies Probables:  Cole Hamels (3-3, 3.53), Aaron Harang (4-3, 2.03), Chad Billingsley (0-2, 6.75), Jerome Williams (3-3, 5.02)
Rockies Probables:  Jordan Lyles (2-3, 4.30), Chad Bettis (0-0, 7.20), Eddie Butler (2-4, 4.24), Jorge De La Rosa (1-2, 6.56)

Sadly, the Phillies won't see Kyle Kendrick in this series, as the former Phillie pitched Sunday afternoon against the Dodgers.

At the Ballpark:  The first 5,000 fans at the ballpark tonight will receive a Rockies fedora hat.  Tomorrow night is $1 Hot Dog night at Coors Field.

Phillies Leaders
Average:  Freddy Galvis - .347
Runs:  Freddy Galvis and Ben Revere - 16
Home Runs:  Ryan Howard - 7
RBIs:  Ryan Howard - 18
Stolen Bases:  Ben Revere - 7

Wins:  Aaron Harang - 4
ERA:  Aaron Harang - 2.03
Strikeouts:  Cole Hamels - 55
Saves:  Jonathan Papelbon - 9

1985 Topps #454
1985 Topps Appreciation:  There are going to be a few of these posts throughout the season featuring 1985 Topps cards of players with no real connection to the Phillies opponent.  This is the first of these posts as I didn't otherwise have a natural spot to fit in Glenn Wilson's 1985 Topps card.

Phillies Room favorite Wilson had his best season in 1985, making his sole All-Star team and finishing the season with 102 RBIs.  His numbers would gradually dip over the next five seasons and his last year as an everyday player came in 1990 with the Astros.  Wilson would play briefly in the Braves system in 1991 and it appears as if he was completely out of baseball in 1992.  In 1993, he made a temporary comeback appearing in 10 games with the Pirates before hanging up his spikes.

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