Phillies at Tampa Bay Rays
7:08, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Fla., TV: Comcast SportsNet. Radio: WPHT (1210-AM); WUBA (1480-AM) Spanish. Phillies LHP Jamie Moyer (4-6, 6.35) vs. Rays LHP David Price (1-1, 3.46)
7:08, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Fla., TV: Comcast SportsNet. Radio: WPHT (1210-AM); WUBA (1480-AM) Spanish.
Phillies LHP Jamie Moyer (4-6, 6.35) vs. Rays LHP David Price (1-1, 3.46)
Phillies update: Moyer has a 4.62 earned run average and a .291 opponent's batting average in his last six starts. In his first seven starts this season, his ERA was 8.15 and opposing batters were hitting .344 against him ... This is the third straight series against a team the Phillies have faced in the World Series, following Toronto (1993) and Baltimore (1983) ... Their only other World Series appearances were against the other AL East teams: the Yankees (1950) and Boston (1915) ... Probables for the remainder of the series: RHP Joe Blanton (4-3, 5.28) vs. RHP Matt Garza (4-5, 3.83) tomorrow night and LHP Antonio Bastardo (2-2, 5.21) vs. RHP Andy Sonnanstine (5-7, 6.60) Thursday night.
Rays update: The defending American League champions are playing well after a slow start. They have the best record in the AL East since April 30 (29-20). They are 14-7 since May 29 with the losses coming by a total of 10 runs ... Former Phillie Pat Burrell is 3-for-17 (.176) with five walks in nine games (five starts) since coming off the disabled list. He hasn't had an extra-base hit since he doubled May 2 ... SS Jason Bartlett has a 16-game hitting streak ... The Rays need just five HRs to become the first team in history to have 100 HRs and 100 SBs before the All-Star break ... The series against the Phillies will be the seventh World Series rematch since interleague play began in 1997.