Phillies Original Lineup Had Ruiz Batting Cleanup

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Cole Hamels gets the start in a Memorial Day matchup with the Mets. (Richard Lipski/AP)

UPDATE

NEW YORK -- With Carlos Ruiz pulled from the lineup due to right hamstring tightness, here is today's new lineup

Here is the new lineup.

1.Jimmy Rollins, SS

2. Placido Polanco 3B

3. Hunter Pence, RF

4. Shane Victorino, CF

5. Ty Wigginton, 1B

6. John Mayberry Jr. LF

7. Freddy Galvis, 2B

8. Brian Schneider, C

9. Cole Hamels, P

 

This was the original lineup before Ruiz was pulled from the lineup.

1. Jimmy Rollins, SS

2. Placido Polanco, 3B

3. Hunter Pence, RF

4. Shane Victorino, CF

5. Ty Wigginton, 1B

6. John Mayberry Jr., LF

7. Freddy Galvis, 2B

8. Brian Schneider, C

9. Cole Hamels, P

 

EARLIER

NEW YORK -- The Phillies (25-24) had their four-game win streak snapped with Sunday’s 8-3 loss in St. Louis and now begin a three-game series at Citi Field against the New York Mets (27-21). Cole Hamels (7-1, 2.17) faces Jonathon Niese (3-2, 4.29) in the series opener today.

The Phillies are looking to pay back the Mets, who swept them May 7-9 at Citizens Bank Park.

Since the Phillies lost to Miami, 6-2, in Hamels' first start of the season, they have won the last eight games the lefthander has started.

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