Saturday, December 20, 2014

Thome Starts For Phillies

Jim Thome is in the starting lineup for the Phillies, while David Wright will miss his third straight game for the New York Mets.

Thome Starts For Phillies

Jim Thome will get the start at first base Friday as the Phillies take on the Mets. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)
Jim Thome will get the start at first base Friday as the Phillies take on the Mets. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)

Jim Thome is in the starting lineup for the Phillies, while David Wright will miss his third straight game for the New York Mets.

Here is the Phillies lineup for tonight’s game.

Shane Victorino, cf; Placido Polanco, 3B; Jimmy Rollins, ss; Hunter Pence, rf; Jim Thome, 1b; John Mayberry, lf; Carlos Ruiz, c; Freddy Galvis, 2b, Cliff Lee, p.

This is Thome's second start of the season. He started April 8 at Pittsburgh. Thome is 0 for 6 this season.

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Wright has been bothered by a finger injury. Justin Turner is starting at third for the Mets.

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