Phillies fans will pack Citizens Bank Park on Sunday for StubHub Mothers Appreciation Day as the Washington Nationals look to take two straight games
Cameron Rupp’s home run and RBI single weren’t enough to hold back the red hot Nationals lineup Saturday evening, giving the Phillies a 6-2 loss.
Vincent Velasquez continued to show his determination to push through innings, going seven strong innings with eight strikeouts in the loss.
Now on Mothers Appreciation Day, the Nats counter Philadelphia’s number one starter Jeremy Hellickson with Tanner Roark.
Here’s how you can watch the Phils online:
Date: May 7, 2017
First Pitch: 2:35 PM ET
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
Pitchers: Jeremy Hellickson (4-1 3.18 ERA) vs Tanner Roark (3-1 4.04 ERA)
Radio Station: 94.1 WIP (Phils), 106.7 The Fan (Nationals)
TV Channel: CSN-Philadelphia (Phils), MASN 2 (Nationals)
Live Stream: MLB.tv, CSNPhilly.com, NBCSports
Aaron Altherr is out for the Phillies with a sore wrist, meaning Daniel Nava gets the start in left. Washington’s dangerous hitters Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper are also out Sunday.
- Cesar Hernandez, 2B
- Daniel Nava, LF
- Odubel Herrera, CF
- Maikel Franco, 3B
- Michael Saunders, RF
- Tommy Joseph, 1B
- Freddy Galvis, SS
- Andrew Knapp, C
- Jeremy Hellickson, P
- Trea Turner, SS
- Jayson Werth, LF
- Daniel Murphy, 2B
- Anthony Rendon, 3B
- Adam Lind, 1B
- Chris Heisey, RF
- Michael A. Taylor, CF
- Jose Lobaton, C
- Tanner Roark, SP
Roark has struggled against the Phillies recently, especially in Citizens Bank Park. Phils hitters have a .286 batting average at home against Roark in seven games
After Washington leaves town, Carlos Ruiz will make his return as a Seattle Mariner.