Friday, June 05, 2015

Series Showdown: Phillies versus Giants

San Francisco Giants (30-25, 2nd) @ Philadelphia Phillies (21-34, 5th)
Game Times:
Friday, 7:05
Saturday, 3:05
Sunday, 1:35

C - Buster Posey vs. Carlos Ruiz
1B - Bradon Belt vs. Ryan Howard
2B - Joe Panik vs. Chase Utley
SS - Bradon Crawford vs. Freddy Galvis
3B - Matt Duffy vs. Maikel Franco
LF - Nori Aoki vs. Cody Asche
CF - Angel Pagan vs. Odubel Herrera
RF - Hunter Pence vs. Ben Revere
Bench - Andrew Susac, Gregor Blanco, Justin Maxwell & Joaquin Arias vs. Cameron Rupp, Cesar Hernandez, Andres Blanco, Darin Ruf & Jeff Francoeur
R - Giants 223 (17th tied) vs. Phillies 171 (30th)
AVG - Giants .271 (2nd) vs. Phillies .236 (28th)
OPS - Giants .733 (8th) vs. Phillies .635 (30th)
HR - Giants 43 (21st tied) vs. Phillies 30 (30th)
SB - Giants 28 (17th) vs. Phillies 25 (18th)

SP1 - Tim Lincecum vs. Jerome Williams
SP2 - Madison Bumgarner vs. Severino Gonzalez
SP3 - Ryan Vogelsong vs. Sean O'Sullivan
CL - Santiago Casilla vs. Jonathan Paplebon
RP - Jeremy Affeldt, Sergio Romo, George Kontos, Javier Lopez, Jean Machi & Hunter Strickland vs. Justin DeFratus, Ken Giles, Elvis Araujo, Luis Garcia, Jeanmar Gomez & Jake Diekman
ERA - Giants 3.78 (12th) vs. Phillies 4.12 (21st)
WHIP - Giants 1.26 (13th) vs. Phillies 1.39 (29th)
K - Giants 378 (21st) vs. Phillies 380 (20th)
Run Differential - Giants (+5) vs. Phillies (-73)

What To Imbibe On:
North Country Brewing - Bucco Blonde. It's a blond ale that pours a brilliant gold with a pillowly white head. Super easy drinking, as neither hops or malts are overly pronounced, lending to a noninvasive balanced ale on the palate. Subtle malt sweetness and a faint hops. Soft carbonation, a bit soapy and floral. Give it credit for being crisp and refreshing and donating proceeds to Make A Wish foundation through the Pittsburgh Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage.  Sessionable at 4.9% ABV and perfect for the warm summer weather.


GM-Carson said...

Jake Diekman has finally been optioned to Triple-A, but no corresponding move has been made. I'll update the preview once who is replacing him is announced.

GM-Carson said...

Aaron Nola's minor league career thus far: 11-3, 23 G, 22 GS, 127 IP, 18 BB, 99 K, 2.27 ERA, and a 0.95 WHIP. Hot damn!

Robert Dalton said...

It's gonna be a long weekend. The 3 starters ERA are all over 5, but once in a while a blind squirrel finds a nut.

Bob D said...

This Franco guy is actually good

GM-Carson said...

Jerome didn't get his nut tonight.

GM-Carson said...

And another crap outing by starting pitcher.

Really wish Wandy Rodriguez was still with Phillies. I knew they would regret letting him go.

Must be part of Amaro's plan.

Bob D said...

1/2 game from worst record now.

Beer-a-Thon said...

Don't worry Bob, they'll "win" that distinction.

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