clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

GameThread for Game 120: Jays @ Phillies

New, comments
Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Awww National League baseball, baseball the way God wanted it to be. Or something. I used to like NL ball better but I'm a convert.
I do like that you have to have a real working bench, with players that can actually help you win a game, when you play in the NL. In the AL, the bench seems to have a couple of guys that you would never want to see in a game, unless it is a blow out. The Jays have gone with the 8-man bullpen and 3-man bench for so long. And, half the time, there is at least one guy on the bench who is hurt and can't actually play, so instead of a 3-man bench, it's a 2-man bench. And one of the guys is a catcher who can't play any other position.
Anyway, Kevin Pillar gets a day off, we get to watch Ben Revere play CF and have our old friend Ezequiel Carrera playing LF.

Today's Lineups

TORONTO BLUE JAYS PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES
Troy Tulowitzki - SS Chase Utley - 2B
Josh Donaldson - 3B Cesar Hernandez - 3B
Jose Bautista - RF Odubel Herrera - CF
Edwin Encarnacion - 1B Jeff Francoeur - RF
Russell Martin - C Darin Ruf - 1B
Ezequiel Carrera - LF Cody Asche - LF
Ben Revere - CF Freddy Galvis - SS
Ryan Goins - 2B Cameron Rupp - C
R.A. Dickey - RHP Aaron Nola - RHP
The last five starts for tonight's pitchers:
GO JAYS GO!


Remember we have rules here. Mostly don't be terrible (it seems like a small thing to ask). No arguing with the Mods, you have a problem, email Tom, but in the thread, let's not debate rules.


Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.