Friday, April 18, 2014
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Game 54: Victorino Returns To The Starting Lineup

Friday’s 6-4 win over the Miami Marlins was the first game that centerfielder Shane Victorino didn’t start due to a cortisone shot he received that morning in his right hand.

Game 54: Victorino Returns To The Starting Lineup

In his free-agent season, Cole Hamels is 7-1 with a 2.17 ERA for the Phillies. (David Maialetti/Staff file photo)
In his free-agent season, Cole Hamels is 7-1 with a 2.17 ERA for the Phillies. (David Maialetti/Staff file photo)

Friday’s 6-4 win over the Miami Marlins was the first game that centerfielder Shane Victorino didn’t start due to a cortisone shot he received that morning in his right hand.

Victorino was used briefly as a defensive replacement, but he’s back in the lineup for this afternoon’s 4:05 p.m. game with the Marlins.

Cole Hamels (8-1, 2.43) opposes Miami RHP Ricky Nolasco (5-3, 4.26).

Here is the Phillies starting lineup

1.Jimmy Rollins, SS

2. Juan Pierre, LF

3. Hunter Pence, RF

4. Carlos Ruiz, C

5. Shane Victorino, CF

6. Ty Wigginton, 1B

7. Placido Polanco, 3B

8. Freddy Galvis, 2B

9. Cole Hamels, P

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