Every good thing must come to an end, and the Phillies are back for a fresh start
After winning a National League-high six consecutive games the Phillies begin game two of a three game series tonight in Atlanta.
Playing the Braves for the 6th time in 16 games Philadelphia will face Mike Foltynewicz and counter with Nick Pivetta.
Here’s all the information about Tuesday night’s game and how to watch it.
Date: April 17, 2018
First Pitch: 7:35 PM ET
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Stadium: SunTrust Park
Pitchers: Mike Foltynewicz (1-1, 2.93 ERA) vs Nick Pivetta (1-0, 2.70 ERA)
Radio Station: Philly: 94 WIP, WSAN AM 1470. WTTM 1680; Atlanta: 680AM/93.7FM, WYAY 106.7, Braves Radio Network, La Mejor 1600/1460/1130 AM; Both: Siriux XM Radio
TV Channel: Philly: NBC Sports Philadelphia (NBCSP+); Atlanta: FSSE
Live Stream: MLB.tv, CSNPhilly.com, NBCSports App
Here are the starting lineups for tonights game in Atlanta:
- Cesar Hernandez, 2B
- Carlos Santana, 1B
- Odubel Herrera, CF
- Rhys Hoskins, LF
- Nick Williams, RF
- Maikel Franco, 3B
- Andrew Knapp, C
- Nick Pivetta, SP
- J.P. Crawford, SS
Tuesday marks the fifth time Gabe Kapler has hit a pitcher eighth this season, and the fourth time Pivetta has had the eight-hole duties.
- Ender Inciarte, CF
- Ozzie Albies, 2B
- Freddie Freeman, 1B
- Nick Markakis, RF
- Preston Tucker, LF
- Dansby Swanson, SS
- Ryan Flaherty, 3B
- Carlos Pérez, C
- Mike Foltynewicz, SP
In their young careers, Inciarte is 4-8 against Pivetta and Swanson is 3-4 against the Philadelphia righty.
Vince Velasquez is scheduled to take the mound Wednesday night in the series finale.