Monday, April 11, 2016

Game 7: Phillies hope momentum carries into home opener


By PATRICK GORDON | Managing Editor
April 11, 2016 - Updated: 1:45 p.m.
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PHILADELPHIA - The Phillies open the home portion of the 2016 campaign this afternoon with a contest against the Padres.

Despite dropping the first three games of their season opening road trip in Cincinnati, the Phillies won two-of-three in New York against the Mets.
 
Today's Phillies Lineup
1. Freddy Galvis, 6
2. Cesar Hernandez, 4
3. Odubel Herrera, 8
4. Maikel Franco, 5
5. Ryan Howard, 3
6. Camron Rupp, 2
7. Cedric Hunter, 7
8. Peter Bourjos, 9
9. Aaron Nola, 1

Today's start will mark Nola's seventh at Citizens Bank Park. Through today, the righty is 3-1 with a 3.34 ERA while pitching at home.

Through the first week of the season, Phillies' starters have posted a combined 2.97 ERA and have allowed fewer than two runs in five of their six starts.

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