Tonight's lineup: Kratz behind the plate

Tonight's lineup: Kratz behind the plate
July 25, 2013, 4:00 pm
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Domonic Brown will miss his second consecutive game with a concussion -- he's been placed on the seven-day concussion DL (see story) -- when the Phillies close out a three-game set with the Cardinals at 7:15 p.m.

Charlie Manuel will keep the same lineup he ran out in Wednesday night's 11-3 loss, except for one change: Erik Kratz will start behind the plate in relief of Carlos Ruiz.

The Phillies on Wednesday night registered nine hits but went just 2 for 10 with runners in scoring position.

The Phillies will try to rebound against St. Louis starter Lance Lynn (11-5, 4.15), who dazzled the Phillies on April 20, allowing one hit over seven shutout innings in his best start of the season. Phillies lefties were 0 for 13 that night.

Here's how they'll face Lynn in order:

1. Jimmy Rollins, SS
2. Michael Young, 3B
3. Chase Utley, 2B
4. Delmon Young, RF
5. Darin Ruf, 1B
6. Laynce Nix, LF
7. John Mayberry, Jr., CF
8. Erik Kratz, C
9. Kyle Kendrick, P

For more on tonight's matchup, check out Corey Seidman's pregame notes.

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