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2015 Gameday

Gameday 54: Reds vs. Phillies

Cincinnati Reds (22-28) at Philadelphia Phillies (20-33)


Starting Pitchers:

PHI: Cole Hamels, LHP (5-4, 2.91)
CIN: Mike Leake, RHP (2-4, 4.66)

Time: 7:05 EST, Citizens Bank Park
Weather: Cloudy, 65 degrees
Media: Twitter and Facebook

A Note for Tonight:

After a thriller last night at the Bank that included a 2-run home run by Maikel Franco to tie the game, and a walk-off by Darin Ruf, the Phillies look to get back to improving their home record (13-13) against Mike Leake, who has struggled this year with a 2-4 W-L record, and a 4.66 ERA.

Cole Hamels gets back on the saddle tonight to try and get back into the win column.  In his last start he went 8.0 innings and gave up 2 home runs to get the loss on May 29th against the Colorado Rockies.  Hamels has gone 7.0+ innings in each of his last five starts, going 4-1 with a 3.27 ERA.

Chase Utley has found himself above .200 in batting average for the first time this year, and Cody Asche has come back to the Majors with a 4-game hit streak, which stretches to a 6-game hit streak going back to May 10th.

Odubel Herrera finds himself back at the top of the order as Ryne Sandberg shakes things up a little bit for an interesting lineup on the evening.

Phillies look to continue the success tonight, first pitch at 7:05 EST.


Herrera CF, Francouer RF, Utley 2B, Howard 1B, Franco 3B, Asche LF, Galvis SS, Ruiz C, Hamels LHP

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