Ah yes, after a wild day in Philadelphia sports, the first place Phillies also play a ball game tonight as they look to go for the sweep against the Cardinals in St. Louis. It's Roy Oswalt (4-5, 3.38) taking on Chris Carpenter (1-7, 4.47) in the final game on the road before the Fightins return home tomorrow.
Charlie will go with the same lineup he used last night, with Raul getting some rest once again, with Oswalt pitching.
The news on Jose Contreras is a 4-6 week stint on the DL with a grade 1 flexor strain in his elbow.
8:15 pm start time from St. Louis. Can the Phils steal back a rare summer day in which the Flyers stole the headlines? Will Andre Iguodala be traded? How will Roy's Oswalt's velocity read on the St. Louis guns?
Dealing with injuries in their crease, the Los Angeles Kings called the Flyers to check in on the availability of bad goalie Steve Mason, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
Kings starter and otherwise really good goalie Jonathan Quick is out up to three months with a groin injury, while backup Jeff Zatkoff is currently on injured reserve with a groin injury too.
Before eventually brining in former Predators and Coyotes goaltender Anders Lindbach, Los Angeles called around the league to see if any teams might be able to help them find a replacement for Quick. Mason was one of the potential candidates, Friedman said, but Mason's $4.1 million cap hit couldn't fit into their cap situation. Plus, the Flyers don't have any cap flexibility, either.
Mason is 4-2 with a 2.77 goals-against average and .901 save percentage in six games this season.
Get this guy season tickets! (Just kidding, we don't endorse this kind of behavior and almost don't find it funny at all)
A man who if you were kind of drunk could almost look like Larry Bird's second cousin was ejected from the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday night for showing a bit of negative emotion directed at Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook.
Kids, if you're reading at home, stop....
earmuffs ** He flipped him the double bird ** earmuffs
The fan was later removed from his seat and probably told to act like a decent human.