Finally, the Phillies get to play the Washington Nationals, a team that has struggled to-
(Nationals have won five straight including a sweep of Pittsburgh)
Gametime: 7:05 p.m.
- Hernandez – 2B
- Hoskins – LF
- Herrera – CF
- Altherr – RF
- Santana – 1B
- Franco – 3B
- Kingery – SS
- Alfaro – C
- Pivetta – P
Pitchers: Nick Pivetta (1-1, 3.27 ERA) vs. Gio Gonzalez (3-2, 2.67 ERA)
It’s Pivetta Day, as the old curveballer gets a crack at the Nats somewhat healthy lineup. Scott Kingery is apparently healthy and at shortstop.
Your Gameday Beer: It has been a week. Well, for me at least. Time to drown my sorrows in Damnation, a killer beer by killer Russian River. This is big stuff. Hard to get. But if you do, good God. Also like it, in a way, is Matilda by Goose Island. PROST.