Gerrit Cole takes on the Phillies on Wednesday, while the Phillies will go with Ben Lively, who has looked very good at times during his rookie season.
Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom has been absolutely dominant in his last three starts. He hopes to keep the good times rolling in Friday night’s series opener against the Phillies at Citi Field.
The Phillies celebrated wildly as Ben Lively circled the bases in the fourth inning Saturday night at Chase Field. It would be their only highlight of the night.
After a quiet Friday, the D-backs’ offense broke out with 12 hits Saturday night, including a home run from Jake Lamb, which kick-started a three-run sixth as the D-backs beat the Phillies, 9-2, at Chase Field.
D-backs left-hander Robbie Ray hopes for a better outing Saturday night against the Phillies at Chase Field. The Phillies will counter with Ben Lively.
The newest addition to the Phillies starting rotation is pitching like he’s been here before. With another serviceable outing Sunday, Ben Lively became the first Phillies starter to begin his Major League career with four consecutive quality starts since Brandon Duckworth in 2001.
The three pitchers Ben Lively faced in his first three Major League starts had a combined eight All-Star appearances and two Cy Young Awards.
Maybe rookie Ben Lively can provide some needed stability and consistency to the Phillies rotation.
R.A. Dickey completed his most best start of the season, leading Atlanta to a 3-1 win Thursday over the Phillies at SunTrust Park.
Phillies right-hander Ben Lively hopes his second career start is as successful as his first.
Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera ripped a double in the seventh inning Saturday evening at Citizens Bank Park.to score three runs in a 5-3 victory over the Giants. Herrera’s clutch hit secured Phillies right-hander Ben Lively’s first big league win in his big league debut.