Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Diamondbacks at Phillies: August 16th through August 18th

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

Diamondbacks 68-53, 1st Place in N.L. West, 2 1/2 games ahead of the Giants
Phillies 78-41, 1st Place in N.L. East, 8 1/2 games ahead of the Braves

So Far in 2011:  The Phillies dropped two of three when they visited Phoenix way back in late April.

Meet the D-Backs: Manager - Kirk Gibson
Starters - Miguel Montero (c), Paul Goldschmidt (1b), Kelly Johnson (2b), Ryan Roberts (3b), Willie Bloomquist (ss), Gerardo Parra (lf), Chris Young (cf), Justin Upton (rf)
Rotation - Ian Kennedy (rhp), Daniel Hudson (rhp), Wade Miley (lhp), Josh Collmenter (rhp), Joe Saunders (lhp)
Bench - Henry Blanco (c), Sean Burroughs (3b), Lyle Overbay (1b), Cody Ransom (inf), Collin Cowgill (of)
Closer - J.J. Putz (rhp)
Bullpen - Zach Duke (lhp), David Hernandez (rhp), Micah Owings (rhp), Joe Paterson (lhp), Bryan Shaw (rhp), Brad Ziegler (rhp)
Disabled List - Alberto Castillo (lhp), Juan Gutierrez (rhp), Jason Marquis (rhp), Geoff Blum (inf), Stephen Drew (ss), Xavier Nady (1b)

At the Ballpark:  All fans attending tonight's game will receive a Placido Polanco Bobble Head.  The unveiling of the new Harry Kalas statue in front of the ballpark was rained out on Sunday and rescheduled for tonight.

Diamondbacks Probables: John Collmenter (7-7, 3.51), Joe Saunders (8-9, 3.76), Ian Kennedy (15-3, 3.12)
Phillies Probables: Roy Halladay (15-4, 2.51), Cliff Lee (12-7, 2.83), Vance Worley (8-1, 2.85)

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