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Philadelphia Phillies (3-4)


Thu. 8/6 Fri. 8/7 Sat. 8/8 Sun. 8/9 Sun. 8/9
vs. NYY
W 5-4
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Atl 0 - 4 Phi
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Phillies to go with Arrieta in series opener vs. Braves

The Philadelphia Phillies took advantage of Friday's postponement to realign their starting rotation for the four-game series against the visiting Atlanta Braves.

The Phillies opted to keep Jake Arrieta as Saturday's starter and push Vince Velasquez, Friday's scheduled starter, to pitch one game of Sunday's doubleheader. That means Arrieta (0-1, 5.40 ERA) will face Atlanta's Kyle Wright (0-1, 7.50), a former first-round draft choice the club hopes can nail down a spot in the team's unsettled rotation, in the series opener.

Otherwise Friday's rainout was not good news for Philadelphia. The Phillies have already played one doubleheader due to weather or COVID-19 concerns and now have six more.

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Leaders
AVG: J. Realmuto.333
HR: J. Realmuto3
RBI: J. Realmuto8
SB: B. Harper1
W: Z. Wheeler2
ERA: Z. Wheeler2.08
Saves: H. Neris2
K: A. Nola19
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .243 (10)
Runs: 35 (27)
Hits: 54 (29)
Home Runs: 10 (27)
Stolen Bases: 1 (29)
OBP: .346 (1)
SLG: .432 (7)
Total Bases: 96 (29)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 5.28 (27)
Runs Allowed: 37 (4)
Saves: 2 (26)
Strikeouts: 58 (29)
OpBA: .280 (30)
OBP: .337 (25)
SLG: .498 (30)
Run Support: 5.43 (4)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/6 R. McClain Reinstated from Paternity Leave List
8/6 R. McClain Placed on 10-Day IL (Right shoulder impingement)
8/5 E. De Los Santos Sent to Minors
8/5 K. Garlick Sent to Minors
8/3 E. De Los Santos Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/3 R. McClain Right shoulder impingement (on 10-day IL)
7/16 A. Davis Undisclosed injury (day-to-day)
7/4 C. Bethancourt COVID-19 protocol for possible exposure (day-to-day)
7/4 A. Nola COVID-19 protocol for possible exposure (day-to-day)
7/1 M. Mahtook COVID-19 protocol for positive test (day-to-day)
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