Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Braves at Phillies: Pre-Game Note

August 7, 2012


The Phillies took a 6-1 loss to the Braves last night, dropping their seventh straight game against Atlanta. It will be left-hander versus left-hander tonight, as Cole Hamels will get the start against Mike Minor.

Atlanta Braves (63-46, 31-20 Road) at Philadelphia Phillies (49-60, 23-31 Home)
7:05 PM ET at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA

Probable Starters

ATL: LHP Mike Minor (6-7, 5.01 ERA)

PHI: LHP Cole Hamels (11-6, 3.34 ERA)

Braves                                                        Phillies
1. CF Michael Bourn                                 1. SS Jimmy Rollins
2. 2B Martin Prado                                    2. LF Dominic Brown
3. RF Jason Heyward                                3. 2B Chase Utley
4. 3B Chipper Jones                                  4. 1B Ryan Howard
5. 1B Freddie Freeman                              5. CF John Mayberry Jr.
6. C Brian McCann                                   6. C Erik Kratz
7. LF Reed Johnson                                  7. RF Nate Schierholtz
8. SS Paul Janish                                       8. 3B Kevin Frandsen
9. P Mike Minor                                        9. P Cole Hamels

- Cole Hamels has lost his last two starts and the Braves have won their last seven against the Phillies. The Phillies will want to end both streaks tonight.             

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