Thursday, September 3, 2015

Good afternoon: Eaton looking for first decision

I'll tell you why I'm interested in tonight's game.

Good afternoon: Eaton looking for first decision

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I'll tell you why I'm interested in tonight's game.

It's the first time Adam Eaton is back on the mound since he was yanked in the fourth inning of a 6-5 win over the Pirates this past weekend. The right-hander had allowed just three runs on five hits, but ran into trouble in the fourth and manager Charlie Manuel said later he didn't think Eaton would be able to pitch his way out of it.

Which Eaton will we see: the one who allowed just 9 runs in his first 18 2/3 innings of the season, or the one who has allowed 7 in his last 8 2/3.

Here's a look at tonight's match-up:

RHP Adam Eaton (0-0, 5.08) vs. LHP Randy Wolf (2-1, 3.68)

ABOUT THE PHILLIES: Eaton allowed 3 runs on 5 hits in 3 2/3 innings in his last outing, a 6-5 win over the Pirates. It was his fifth straight start of the season without a decision. . .Eaton spent the first six years of his career with the Padres before signing with the Rangers. He faced San Diego once last season, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits in 5 2/3 innings and picking up his ninth victory of the season. . .Jayson Werth hit a 3-run home run off of Wolf in 2004 as a member of the Dodgers. . .Phillies pinch-hitters entered last night hitting an NL-best .311.

ABOUT THE PADRES: This is Wolf's first start against the Phillies in the two years since he left the franchise. . .In his last start, Wolf picked up his first loss, allowing 5 runs on 7 hits in 4 innings of a 5-1 loss to the Diamondbacks. . .Right-handers have hit .261 off of Wolf in his careers; lefties are batting just .221. . .1B Adrian Gonzalez, who homered last night, ranks sixth in the National League with a .396 batting average.

TICKET INFO: The Phillies have sold more than 30,000 tickets for tonight's game. For more information, call the Phillies ticket office at 215-463-1000.
 
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