Phillies-Athletics preview

Phillies at Athletics, 10:05, McAfee Coliseum, Oakland. TV: Comcast SportsNet. Radio: WPHT (1210-AM); WUBA (1480-AM) Spanish.

Phillies LHP Jamie Moyer (7-4, 4.09) vs. Athletics RHP Joe Blanton (3-10, 4.81)

Phillies update: Moyer picked up the loss in a 7-4 loss to the Red Sox last week, his first defeat since May 10 against the Giants ... Since May 16, Moyer is 5-1 with a 3.20 ERA ... Pat Burrell, Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley went a combined 0-for-11 off Blanton when the Phillies faced the A's in 2005 ... Pedro Feliz (3-for-9, home run, 4 RBI) and Greg Dobbs (1-for-7) have also faced Blanton before ... Burrell, Utley and Shane Victorino have combined for three hits in their last 59 at-bats.

Athletics update: Oakland is hitting .253 as a team with 54 home runs. Both marks rank in the bottom third of the American League ... Blanton is coming off his worst start of the year, having allowed eight runs and seven hits in three innings against Arizona ... Blanton is 0-4 with a 7.94 ERA in his last four starts. Before that, he was 3-6 with a 3.92 ERA ... Righthanders are hitting .326 against Blanton, compared with .248 by lefties.