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Gameday 74: Marlins at Phillies

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Miami Marlins (38-38) at Philadelphia Phillies (34-41)

Starting Pitchers:
MIA: Andrew Heaney (0-1, 1.50)
vs.
PHI: David Buchanan (3-3, 4.95)

Time:  7:05 at Citizens Bank Park
TV: CSN
Weather: Sunny, 81
Media: Twitter and Facebook

A Note for Tonight: Tonight’s matchup features two rookies: David Buchanan and Andrew Heaney. Heaney is making his second Major League start tonight.  In his debut, he only gave up a first-inning homer through six innings.

LineupJimmy Rollins, SS/ Carlos Ruiz, C/ Chase Utley, 2B/ Ryan Howard, 1B/ Marlon Byrd, RF/  Cody Asche, 3B/ John Mayberry Jr., LF/ Ben Revere, CF/ David Buchanan, P.

27 Comments

27 Comments

  1. teejayvee

    June 24, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    Hey Chase, and Dom Brown and Aj Burnett…don’t let that littte problem with Tony Gywynn stop you. Keep chewing that tobacco….dumbasses,
    You deserve what you get.

  2. Tracey

    June 24, 2014 at 7:22 pm

    HAHA! I’ll take a run any way I can get one!

  3. Tracey

    June 24, 2014 at 7:23 pm

    OH BABY!!!

  4. Mike in NJ

    June 24, 2014 at 7:24 pm

    It’s almost comical watching Howard trying to hit a breaking ball from a lefty.

    Good thing Byrd picked him up!

  5. Scotty Ingerton

    June 24, 2014 at 7:29 pm

    The Phillies enter the game batting .229 and averaging 3.5 runs per game in the friendly confines. They’ve batted .254 and averaged 4.3 runs per game on the road. Ryan Howard has hit .191 with a .645 OPS at CBP this year.

  6. Tracey

    June 24, 2014 at 7:34 pm

    WTF????

  7. Tracey

    June 24, 2014 at 7:51 pm

    GO BENNY, GO!!!

  8. Andrew from waldorf

    June 24, 2014 at 8:30 pm

    Come on guys!!!

    This is a must win!!!!

    We can do this

    And call up Grady!!!!

  9. Mike in NJ

    June 24, 2014 at 9:23 pm

    Phils have scored on a throwing error on a steal of 3rd, a wild pitch, and a passed ball. All they need now is to score one on a balk

    • Tracey

      June 24, 2014 at 9:47 pm

      I’ll take runs any way I can get them. /I just hope they save some runs for Wed and Thurs — I’m going to those games!!

  10. Chuck A.

    June 24, 2014 at 9:32 pm

    @teejayvee – Totally unnecessary and classless comment by you to begin the thread. One of the game’s greatest players and finest men just died last week and you come out with this gem.

    • schmenkman

      June 24, 2014 at 9:51 pm

      Yep, agreed. Also, I’m pretty sure Utley chews gum.

      • Hogey's Role

        June 24, 2014 at 10:06 pm

        Also agreed..

        But I do think chase chews tobacco as well as bubblegum though, I wish he wouldn’t….

        It’s a very hard addiction to kick, and sometimes when you are able to quit, it still may be too late….

  11. Tracey

    June 24, 2014 at 9:49 pm

    WTF???? Two dropped balls?

  12. Tracey

    June 24, 2014 at 9:50 pm

    Has Chase banged his head recently? These both looked like the kind of mental errors that scream concussion.

  13. Brian

    June 24, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    Chase is tired. Or bored. Or both.

  14. Mike in NJ

    June 24, 2014 at 9:54 pm

    Remind me why Rosenberg was brought up…

    • Chuck A.

      June 24, 2014 at 9:57 pm

      Was wondering the same thing. TMac said he “figured some things out” (paraphrasing). What exactly were those things???

      • Hogey's Role

        June 24, 2014 at 10:04 pm

        He figured out how to nail the sweet spot on the bat

      • Tracey

        June 24, 2014 at 10:20 pm

        LOL @Hogey

  15. Brian

    June 24, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    Anyone ever sneak a peek at some of those rosters that Amaro was on back in the mid-90s? They look hauntingly similar to what we have now.

  16. Brian

    June 24, 2014 at 10:08 pm

    Lee Tinsley up, Ricky Otero on deck…

  17. lefty

    June 24, 2014 at 10:11 pm

    Nice ovation. Welcome back Tony Jr..

    • wbramh

      June 25, 2014 at 12:30 am

      A great tribute to Tony Gwynn, Sr. by Phillies’ fans and a class act move by Saltalamacchia.
      giving Tony Jr, his time alone at the plate.

      Of course, national sportswriters will perpetuate the myth about out of control, boorish Philadelphia fans all based on the pelting of Santa Claus by a handful of drunks 3 stadiums and 46 friggin’ years ago.

      Santa was probably blitzed, too.

  18. Chuck A.

    June 24, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    Love the Tony Gwynn sentiment. But how much longer will the Phillies go with him? .155 average before that at-bat in 52 games. Not exactly a tiny sample size.

  19. Andrew from waldorf

    June 24, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    would be nice to hold on.

    Shame jr didn’t get a hit

    Chuck yu have to ignore the morons sometimes 🙂

  20. Tracey

    June 24, 2014 at 10:23 pm

    WOO HOO!!! I was beginning to worry that the Phils would follow a 5-game winning streak with a 5-game losing streak.

    Now please, just win one of the next two games. Tomorrow I’m taking my dad to the game for belated father’s day. Wouldn’t a win be nice for him? Come on, Phils, you can win 2 in a row right?

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