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Gameday: Phillies (19-22) at Marlins (23-22)

Philadelphia Phillies (19-22) at Miami Marlins (23-22)

Starting Pitchers:

PHI: A.J. Burnett (2-3, 3.13)
MIA: Anthony DeSclafani ( 1-0, 3.00)

Time: 7:10, Marlins Park
Weather: Partly Cloudy, 79
Media: Twitter and Facebook

A Note for Tonight: Tonight is Anthony DeSclafani’s second Major League start.  The right-hander took over for phenom Jose Fernandez, who will undergo Tommy John surgery.  DeSclafani will make his home debut tonight.  The Phillies should look for a fastball in the low-90s, a changeup, a curve, and a slider from the 24-year-old.

On the other side, A.J. Burnett continues to play through a hernia, but has pitched remarkably well.  He has a 2.79 ERA in his last six starts.  Burnett will look to continue his success against his former team.

Lineup: Rollins SS, Ruiz C, Utley 2b, Howard 1b, Byrd RF, Asche 3b, Brown LF, Gwynn CF, Burnett P.



  1. Tracey

    May 20, 2014 at 7:42 pm

    Damn, I got home late. Have the Phils blown it yet?

  2. Tracey

    May 20, 2014 at 7:44 pm

    (sigh) bases loaded, walks in a run to tie the game. well, at least it’s still early.

  3. Tracey

    May 20, 2014 at 7:49 pm

    WHEW!!! but ugh 35-pitch first inning… he’s not going to last long that way…

  4. lefty

    May 20, 2014 at 8:38 pm

    Wow nice catch.

  5. Tracey

    May 20, 2014 at 8:44 pm


  6. lefty

    May 20, 2014 at 8:46 pm

    Nice Jimmy

  7. Tracey

    May 20, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    Wow! I left the room for a little while, and instead of giving up the lead the Phils took an even bigger one! They ccertainly give new meaning to the term “hot and cold,” don’t they?

  8. Tracey

    May 20, 2014 at 9:27 pm

    Ah, a good old-fashioned argument with the umpire! How I have missed them!

  9. Hungryent

    May 20, 2014 at 9:38 pm

    Howard needs to be benched

  10. Tracey

    May 20, 2014 at 10:05 pm

    Ruh roh… what did we do to deserve this bullpen….

  11. Tracey

    May 20, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    Moyer said the key was to make sure nobody gets on base before Stanton. Nice work, Pappy. Not.

  12. Tracey

    May 20, 2014 at 10:39 pm

    You know, I was almost ready to stop calling him Crapelbum…

  13. Tracey

    May 20, 2014 at 10:42 pm

    WHEW!!! OK, he didn’t blow the save. But not for lack of trying.

  14. "Big Ed" Delahanty

    May 20, 2014 at 11:12 pm

    Great job offense, pitching and defense (Gwynn Jr’s over the shoulder catch). Three in wins in a row….

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