Sep 11, 2012, 6:12 PM EST
Sure, we know the realistic chances of the Phillies actually making the playoffs are miniscule, but the fact that they’re making it even remotely dreamable certainly has made this week a little more fun, hasn’t it?
Carlos Ruiz is back in the starting lineup tonight and Roy Halladay is your starting pitcher. Let’s get even crazier.
You have to like the pitching matchup this evening with Roy Halladay (9-7, 3.87) going up against right-hander Nathan Eovaldi (4-11, 4.44). Doc was real sharp in his last outing against the Reds in which he scattered 8 hits over 7.1 innings while striking out 5 en route to a 6-2 Phillies victory. Tonight will mark his 400th career game.
And with the return of Chooch to the starting nine, Charlie’s lineup looks pretty decent for once, especially after Dom Brown destroyed a home run last night. My Brown faith rises with the tides.
Finally, the Fightins’ can reach the .500 mark for the first time since way back on June 4th.
Tonight’s lineup vs. MIA: Rollins SS, Pierre LF, Utley 2B, Howard 1B, Ruiz C, Brown RF, Mayberry CF, Martinez 3B, Halladay P.
— Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) September 11, 2012
7:05 start per usual from CBP.
And let’s do some Scoreboard Watching:
Wild Card Standings:
GB 0 – Atlanta @ Brewers, 8:10, Hudson (14-5, 3.59) vs. Estrada (2-6, 3.99)
GB 0 – St. Louis @ Padres, Wainwright (13-12, 4.04) vs. Volquez
GB 1 – LA Dodgers @ Diamondbacks, 9:40, Kershaw (12-8, 2.79) vs. Kennedy (12-11, 4.39)
GB 2.5 – Pittsburgh @ Reds, 7:10, Correia (10-8, 4.28) vs. Leake (7-9, 4.73)
GB 5 – Philadelphia
|bt on Matchday: Eagles linemen get y…|
|charlie d on Jayson Stark on Larry Bowa, th…|
|dawkisgod on Jayson Stark on Larry Bowa, th…|
|dawkisgod on Matchday: Eagles linemen get y…|
- New clips reveal Outkast’s Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in All Is By My Side’
- Crumbling and stumbling: L&I says it doesn't know how many buildings have collapsed in Philly
- ▶ PhillyTawk: The Phluphian Dialect - YouTube
- San Francisco Mint Says Rare 1800s Gold Coins Have No Link To Thefts « CBS San Francisco
- Watch: The most Nick Young shot attempt in the history of Nick Young shot attempts
- Happy Black Friday: Evan Turner will pay you $500 for a $229 TV
- Shawn Andrews accuses Donovan McNabb of mistreatment, says he requested a trade
- Apparently, Darren Daulton had to stop Mitch Williams from 'attacking' Lenny Dykstra on Saturday
- Just 6 days to kickoff: Video to get ready for Union opener, some "kit" talk, and #USMNT shirts
- Maurice Edu has yet to play in Philly, yet he's already cooler (and nerdier) than you #throughglass
- Man hits ridiculous halfcourt shot during West Chester U. halftime contest, but won't get his $10,000
- This outlandish Penn State-themed Christmas light display is going to cost a lot of money
- Eagles #FlyEaglesFly team release another awesome video featuring DeSean's miracle return