Phillies prepare for Game 1
The Phillies will begin their postseason journey tonight at Citizens Bank Park as the club opens a best-of-three Wild Card Series with the divisional foe Miami Marlins. 

Zack Wheeler will toe the rubber for the Phillies while the Marlins counter with left-hander Jesus Luzardo. 

ESPN will carry the television broadcast, while 94 WIP will have the call on the radio. 

Roster Update 
The Phillies will carry 12 pitchers for this series, leaving Michael Lorenzen off the Wild Card roster. 

The club included infielder Weston Wilson as a potential late inning right-handed power bat. The 29-year-old hit 31 homers and drove in 86 runs in 125 games this year with triple-A Lehigh Valley. 

"Just because it's a short series," said Phillies manager Rob Thomson. "We felt like we were better off with another right-handed bat coming off the bench than we were with the extra arm. Michael is working on a couple of things right now, which gives him some time to continue that. It doesn't mean he's not going to be on the next roster if we get there. We thought it was just -- we were suited better with the extra bat than the extra arm." 

Game 1 Starting Lineup 
Schwarber DH 
Turner 6 
Bohm 5 
Harper 3 
Realmuto 2 
Castellanos 9 
Stott 4 
Pache 7 
Rojas 8 
Wheeler RHP 

Hoskins Update
Rhys Hoskins will travel to Clearwater to participate in the Phillies "stay ready" camp. If he's able to return to the field, it wouldn't be until the World Series. 

Last year's World Series loss still plagues Bryce Harper, but he entered Spring Training with the intention of reaching the postseason again and rewriting the narrative. 

"Last year was great," Harper said. "I think having a new team and a new story, we got multiple guys that have been here and have played in the postseason. If you look at Trea or Schwarber or J.T., everybody is going to pull and vibe off of each other. I think that next man up mentality, I think we do a great job of that. 

Just being able to rewrite the story, right? Not dwelling on last year. I think that was the big thing in Spring Training, understand it's a new team, new story, new vibe, whatever we can do to get back here. We've played some really good baseball, and we're excited to bring Red October back and get this thing going again."

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