Philadelphia Phillies (1-3-1) at Tampa Bay Rays (1-1-1)
PHI: Kevin Slowey
TB: Chris Archer
A Note for Today:
On the heels of the potential elbow injury of Cliff Lee, a huge opportunity awaits veteran starter Kevin Slowey. Signed to a minor league contract back in December, Slowey spent his 2014 in the Marlins bullpen making 15 appearances before being released in mid-June. Slowey projects to be a flier option for making the big club as either a back-end starter or long reliever. As a starter for the Minnesota Twins, the 30 year old posted a 39-21 record with a 4.41 ERA between 2007-2011. Upon his release from Miami last June, Slowey didn’t pitch again in 2014.
Lineup: Revere, CF / Galvis, SS / Ruf, LF / Howard, 1B / Ruiz, DH / Brown, RF / Franco, 3B / Rupp, C / Hernandez 2B