Phillies vs. Cardinals: Lineups, starters, injury updates, how to watch for April 9

The lineups are set as Zack Wheeler and the Philadelphia Phillies prepare to take on Sonny Gray and the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Bryce Harper
Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Bryce Harper / Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Phillies (5-5) got back to .500 on Monday with a 5-3 extra-innings win over the St. Louis Cardinals (5-6), thanks to a stellar outing from Spencer Turnbull and a breakthrough game from Johan Rojas. The Phillies will attempt (again) to get over the .500 mark for the first time this season tonight and secure their second series win in a row.

Phillies vs. Cardinals probable pitchers, April 9

  • Zack Wheeler (0-1) will make his third start of the season on Tuesday. The Phillies ace hasn't had much luck in his first two outings, not picking up a win despite pitching brilliantly. He has a 0.75 ERA and 0.83 WHIP with 15 strikeouts over 12 innings of work. Wheeler won his lone start against the Cardinals last season with 10 strikeouts over seven innings of one-run ball.
  • Veteran Sonny Gray (0-0) will be activated from the IL to make his season and Cardinals debut tonight. The 34-year-old right-hander signed a three-year, $75 million contract in the offseason. Last year with the Minnesota Twins, he pitched to a 2.79 ERA and a 1.15 WHIP over 32 starts, finishing second in AL Cy Young voting.

Phillies vs. Cardinals injury updates, April 9

  • The Cardinals are also missing reliever Keynan Middleton (strained forearm), first baseman Matt Carpenter (strained oblique), utilityman Tommy Edman (arthroscopic wrist surgery), and outfielders Dylan Carlson (sprained shoulder) and Lars Nootbaar (non-displaced rib fractures).

Philadelphia Phillies starting lineup, April 9

  • 1. DH Kyle Schwarber
  • 2. SS Trea Turner
  • 3. 1B Bryce Harper
  • 4. C J.T. Realmuto
  • 5. 3B Alec Bohm
  • 6. 2B Bryson Stott
  • 7. RF Nick Castellanos
  • 8. LF Brandon Marsh
  • 9. CF Johan Rojas

St. Louis Cardinals starting lineup, April 9

  • 1. LF Brendan Donovan
  • 2. 1B Paul Goldschmidt
  • 3. DH Willson Contreras
  • 4. 3B Nolan Arenado
  • 5. 2B Nolan Gorman
  • 6. C Iván Herrera
  • 7. RF Alec Burleson
  • 8. SS Masyn Winn
  • 9. CF Victor Scott II

What channel is the Philadelphia Phillies game on today?

  • Game time: 7:45 p.m. ET
  • NBCSP+ will have the Phillies broadcast.
  • The Cardinals broadcast will be on Bally Sports Midwest.

How do I stream the Philadelphia Phillies game today?

How can I listen to the Philadelphia Phillies game today?

  • The Phillies broadcast will be on 94 WIP and WTTM 1680.
  • Cardinals fans can tune into the game on KMOX 1120 AM / 98.7 FM, Cardinals Radio Network, and WIJR AM 880 (En Español).