Thursday, December 25, 2014

Phillies Game 37: Looking For Three In A Row

The Phillies expect the matinee with the Houston Astros to get in despite the inclement weather. This is Houston’s second and final game this season at Citizens Bank Park.

Phillies Game 37: Looking For Three In A Row

Charlie Manuel will use yet another lineup combination against the Astros on Tuesday. (Yong Kim / Staff Photographer)
Charlie Manuel will use yet another lineup combination against the Astros on Tuesday. (Yong Kim / Staff Photographer)

The Phillies expect the matinee with the Houston Astros to get in despite the inclement weather. This is Houston’s second and final game this season at Citizens Bank Park.

The Phillies hope to get a little momentum and for the first time this year are looking to win three consecutive games. This is the Phillies sixth chance at attempting this streak.

 The rain has been alternating between letting up and pouring. Here is the Phillies lineup.

1.Jimmy Rollins, SS

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2. Juan Pierre, LF

3. Shane Victorino, CF

4. Hunter Pence, RF

5. Placido Polanco, 3B

6. John Mayberry Jr., 1B

7. Freddy Galvis, 2B

8. Brian Schneider, C

9. Cliff Lee, P

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