Phillies vs. Rangers
Trea Turner will debut in the leadoff spot for the Phillies as they open the 2023 campaign this afternoon at Globe Life Field in Arlington and face the Rangers. 

Aaron Nola will be on the bump for the Phils, opposing Jacob deGrom. 

Notes: The Phils enter play today having lost each of their last nine games against the Texas Rangers (since 4/1/14) . . . Prior to today’s game, the Phillies finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2023 regular season … The 26-man roster includes 10 former All-Stars who have collectively earned 23 selections to the Midsummer Classic … Additionally, 22 of the 26 players have appeared in the postseason, playing 284 combined postseason games … In total, of the 26 players on the Opening Day roster, five have made their first Opening Day roster: RHP Andrew Bellatti, OF Dalton Guthrie, 1B Darick Hall, RHP Yunior Marte, and LHP Andrew Vasquez.

Phillies Lineup: Turner 6, Schwarber DH, Realmuto 2, Hall 3, Castellanos 9, Stott 4, Bohm 5, Cave 7, Marsh 8, Nola RHP. 

Rangers Lineup: Semien 4, Seager 6, Lowe 3, Garcia 8, Jung 5, Heim 2, Grossman 9, Miller DH, Smith 7, deGrom RHP. 

Transactions: The Phillies traded for outfielder Cristian Pache on Wednesday, sending minor league hurler Billy Sullivan to Oakland. The 24-year-old outfielder was once considered one of the best prospects in baseball, but he's floundered offensively and has posted a .439 OPS since his debut in 2020. He's not yet joined the club, so he's not listed on the Opening Day roster. 

Injury Updates: The Phillies placed right-hander Nick Nelson (left hamstring strain) and left-handers Cristopher Sánchez (left triceps strain) and Ranger Suárez (left elbow strain) on the 15-day injured list on Thursday . . . The club reinstated right-hander Noah Song from the military list and placed him on the 15-day injured list (back sprain) . . . Bryce Harper was placed on the 10-day injured list (recovery from right elbow reconstruction/repair) while Rafael Marchan (right hamate fracture) was placed on the 60-day injured list.
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