Can the Phillies continue their dominance at home with a matinee game
Riding momentum into Saturday afternoon the Phillies play game three of a four game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Taking Friday nights game 2-1 behind a strong performance from Ben Lively, Philadelphia will be facing a young pitcher they’ve had little experience hitting against.
Here are the starting lineups for Saturday’s game and how to watch and listen to the game.
- Cesar Hernandez, 2B
- Carlos Santana, 1B
- Odubel Herrera, CF
- Rhys Hoskins, LF
- Maikel Franco, 3B
- Scott Kingery, SS
- Aaron Altherr, RF
- Jorge Alfaro, C
- Aaron Nola, SP
Only three hitters (Franco, Altherr, Hernandez) have faced Brault in his young career, with four hits in eight at-bats.
- Sean Rodriguez, 2B
- Gregory Polanco, RF
- Starling Marte, CF
- Josh Bell, 1B
- Corey Dickerson, LF
- Francisco Cervelli, C
- Colin Moran, 3B
- Jordy Mercer, SS
- Steven Brault, SP
Pittsburgh hitters have had mixed success against Nola in limited opportunities. Frazier and Mercer are two for five against Philadelphia’s young righty, while Bell is hitless in five at-bats.
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Date: April 21, 2018
First Pitch: 4:05 PM ET
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Stadium: Citizens Bank Park
Pitchers: Aaron Nola (1-1, 2.22 ERA) vs Steven Brault (2-1, 4.74 ERA)
Radio Station: 94 WIP, WSAN AM 1470 WTTM 1680; KDKA FM 93.7
TV Channel: NBC Sports Philadelphia (NBCSP+), ATT SportsNet – Pit
Live Stream: MLB.tv, CSNPhilly.com, NBCSports App
Philadelphia is now 7-1 at home this year, and Franco is hitting .391 at home this year with two home runs.
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