Friday, September 19, 2014
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No speed, but plenty of power

The Phillies have scored all four of their runs on home runs thus far tonight, including an inside-the-park job by Jayson Werth, the Phillies first such home run since April of last season.

No speed, but plenty of power

The Phillies have scored all four of their runs on home runs thus far tonight, including an inside-the-park job by Jayson Werth, the Phillies first such home run since April of last season.

Pat Burrell hit a two-run shot, and Chase Utley hit a home run for the fifth straight game, tying a Phillies record.

Here's a look at tomorrow's match-up.

LHP Jeff Francis (0-2, 5.89 ERA) vs. RHP Brett Myers (2-1, 3.96 ERA)
ABOUT THE PHILLIES: Myers has been outstanding in his last 2 starts, allowing just 4 runs on 10 hits in 15 innings. . .Myers is 6-0 with a 2.29 ERA in his career against the Rockies. . .The Phillies last faced Francis in Game One of the NLDS last year, when he out-dueled Cole Hamels, pitching 6 innings and allowing 2 runs. . .3B Pedro Feliz has the most experience against Francis, but is just 8-for-38 lifetime against him.
ABOUT THE ROCKIES: Francis is coming off a strong outing against the Padres, when he pitched 7 scoreless innings, allowing 3 hits and striking out 7 while walking just 1. . .Francis has 3 career regular season starts against the Phillies. He is 1-1 with an 8.79 ERA. . .The Phillies  scored 8 runs off of him in just 3 1/3 innings last September in a start at Citizens Bank Park. . .Todd Helton is 4-for-9 with a home run in his career against Myers. Matt Holliday is 4-for-7 with a homer.

David Murphy Daily News Staff Writer
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