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Gamenight: Phillies (12-11) At Pirates (9-13)

Posted by Tim Malcolm, Fri, April 25, 2008 04:46 PM | Comments: 56
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The Phillies received great relief pitching and timely hitting in a 3-1 win over the Brewers yesterday. pat Burrell continued his mammoth, machine-sized tear, while Tom Gordon defused a Brewers rally in the seventh.

Tonight the team meets Pittsburgh for a three-game set with the Pirates. The offense faces lefty Zach Duke. The Pirates will face Adam Eaton. Ryan Howard is not starting again, per manager’s orders. Instead, we have a crazy lineup: Brad Harman gets his first start, Chase Utley is at first base and Chris Coste is hitting fifth.

Phillies: Adam Eaton (0-0), 4.74 ERA
Pirates: Zach Duke (0-1), 4.37 ERA

Gametime: 7:05 p.m.
Weather: 75 degrees, stormy
Lineup: Taguchi/Werth/Utley/Burrell/Coste/Feliz/Bruntlett/Harman/Eaton

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Your gameday beer: With Howard out of the lineup, we need a hammer. Grab a Long Hammer IPA from Redhook Brewery. Not great, but certainly not terrible, it contains some citrus flavor and a light, almost minty kind of taste. Eat a chili dog with it — beef up, the Phils may need you to hit cleanup.

Go Phillies!

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  • Posts: 1650 Tim Malcolm

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    Brad Lidge is RIDICULOUS.

     
  • Posts: 0 Paul

    Wow. Lidge is dealing so far this year!

     
  • Posts: 0 Greg

    nice to see we can still win when Utley and Burrell show they are still human and have a slow night.

     
  • Posts: 0 Gnomicide

    God the Phils suck, chock this one up as another one in the L column.

     
  • Posts: 0 chris m

    wtf u talking abewt

     
  • Posts: 1650 Tim Malcolm

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    Thanks Matt, I mean Gnomicide. “abewt” is becoming part of the Nation’s vernacular.

     
 
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