Sunday, December 21, 2014

Game 72: Kendrick Looking to End Skid

Kyle Kendrick goes to the mound for the Phillies in today’s 4:05 p.m. matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays at Citizens Bank Park.

Game 72: Kendrick Looking to End Skid

Shane Victorino is out of the Phillies lineup on Saturday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Shane Victorino is out of the Phillies lineup on Saturday. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Kyle Kendrick goes to the mound for the Phillies in today’s 4:05 p.m. matchup with the Tampa Bay Rays at Citizens Bank Park.

Kendrick (2-7, 5.29) has lost his last three games, allowing 16 earned runs in 16 innings. He will be opposed by James Shields (7-4, 3.72).

Shane Victorino, who was to get the night off on Friday’s postponed game, isn’t in the starting lineup today. John Mayberry Jr., is playing centerfield.

Here is the Phillies lineup.

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1. Jimmy Rollins, SS

2. Juan Pierre, LF

3. Hunter Pence, RF

4. Carlos Ruiz, C

5. Ty Wigginton, 1B

6. Placido Polanco, 3B

7. John Mayberry Jr., CF

8. Michael Martinez, 2B

9. Kyle Kendrick, P

 

Marc Narducci Inquirer Staff Writer
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