Friendly Reminder: The Phillies Play This Afternoon

Friendly Reminder: The Phillies Play This Afternoon
August 8, 2013, 12:46 pm
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High five, buddy! I guess.

The Twitter was a buzz this morning when word broke that Phillies 3B Michael Young cleared waivers and was later pulled from Charlie Manuel's starting lineup. Many thought it meant that a Young trade was imminent. Alas, he's just working with a sore hammy and Charlie took him out of the lineup.

Which leaves the Phillies with one wacky lineup for the 1:05 game this afternoon against the Chicago Cubs.

Kevin Frandsen leads off and Carlos Ruiz bats second. Okay then.

Your pitching matchup today is RHP Jeff Samardzija (6-10, 3.78) vs. RHP Ethan Martin (0-1, 12.46) who will look to put his rough first start behind him.

The Phillies may be bad at baseball but watching bad baseball sure beats working, doesn't it?

Updated #Phillies lineup:

— Phillies (@Phillies) August 8, 2013

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