Phillies vs. Marlins, 7:05, Citizens Bank Park. TV: Comcast SportsNet. Radio: WPHT (1210-AM); WUBA (1480-AM) Spanish. Ticket info: The Phillies have sold more than 40,000 tickets for tonight's game.
Phillies vs. Marlins, 7:05, Citizens Bank Park. TV: Comcast SportsNet. Radio: WPHT (1210-AM); WUBA (1480-AM) Spanish.
Ticket info: The Phillies have sold more than 40,000 tickets for tonight's game.
Marlins LHP Mark Hendrickson (7-2, 4.14) vs. Phillies RHP Brett Myers (2-6, 5.79).
Marlins update: Hendrickson already has his most wins since 2005, when he was a member of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays ... Hendrickson has pitched fewer than six innings in each of his last four starts ... 2B Dan Uggla leads the Marlins with a .307 batting average, 16 home runs and 38 RBI ... Uggla is 7-for-18 (.389) with two home runs and six RBI in his career off of Brett Myers ... Current Marlins have combined to hit .310 with four home runs off of Myers. Alredo Amezaga is 6-for-12 lifetime ... Former Phillies third baseman Wes Helms is hitting .235 with three home runs this season.
Phillies update: The Phillies are one game ahead of the Marlins in the win column but two behind in the loss column, putting them a half-game behind the Marlins for first place in the NL East ... Myers is 5-7 with a 5.01 ERA in 24 career appearances against the Marlins ... His last start against the Marlins was April 7, 2007, when he allowed six runs on eight hits in 4 1/3 innings ... The Phillies are second in the National League with 293 runs scored, behind only the Cubs ... Geoff Jenkins is 6-for-12 with two home runs and six RBI in his last three games ... Chase Utley is tied with Houston's Lance Berkman with a major league-leading 17 home runs ... Only Pedro Feliz (3-for-15 lifetime) and So Taguchi (2-for-9) have more than four plate appearances against Hendrickson.