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NLDS Game 3 : Phillies (2-0) At Brewers


Game 3 : National League Division Series
Phillies lead 2-0
Philadelphia Phillies at Milwaukee Brewers
Miller Park, Milwaukee

6:30 p.m. / 60, fair
Jamie Moyer (16-7, 3.71 ERA) vs. Dave Bush (9-10, 4.18 ERA)

The Phillies can move to the National League Championship Series with a win tonight against the Brewers. Stoked to a two-game lead, the Phils turn to veteran Jamie Moyer. The 45-year-old southpaw is the second 16-game winner over 45 in baseball history. In two starts against the Brewers, he totaled a 3.09 ERA.

Dave Bush, a Conestoga High graduate (it’s Conestoga vs. Souderton tonight), is an all-pitches right-hander who is either good, or not so good. The Phils make their fourth visit to Miller Park. They were 1-1 there earlier in the season.

News & Notes

Of Brewers big bats, Bill Hall is .625 career against Moyer, and Rickie Weeks is .429. … Greg Dobbs, not starting, is hitting .462 against Bush for his career. … Jayson Werth is back in the two-hole tonight, despite Shane Victorino lacing a grand slam from that position Thursday night. … The Phillies can be the first team to clinch an LCS berth.

The Lineup

Jimmy Rollins / SS
Jayson Werth / RF
Chase Utley / 2B
Ryan Howard / 1B
Pat Burrell / LF
Shane Victorino / CF
Pedro Feliz / 3B
Carlos Ruiz / C
Jamie Moyer / P

Your Gamenight Beer

It’s a cool October evening, and it’s time to shut the door on the Brewers. Sip a Harvest Moon from the guys who give you Blue Moon. A spicy and robust fall tale, this will be fun to sip in bunches tonight, because it may get you tipsy by … hopefully … celebration time. Enjoy this with a large helping of nachos. Delicious stuff.

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