Kickstart My Heart: Phillies at Braves Game Thread, April 1, 2013

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It was dicey there for awhile, folks, but we made it to Opening Day. We finally get to watch the Phillies play games that count.

A mustache-less Cole Hamels (WHY, COLE, WHY!?) takes the mound in his first Opening Day start. He'll face Tim Hudson of the Braves, about which I can only say "BOOOOOO." Leading off for the Phillies tonight is Ben "Not Jimmy Rollins" Revere. Jimmy Rollins is hitting second. To put that in context:

You guys know what to do, so have at it in the comments below. Welcome back, baseball, and also to all of you fantastic readers and commenters.


Next Game

Philadelphia Phillies
@ Atlanta Braves

Monday, Apr 1, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT
Turner Field

Clear. Winds blowing in from left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

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Cole Hamels

#35 / Pitcher / Philadelphia Phillies

6-3

195

L

L

Dec 27, 1983



Tim Hudson

#15 / Pitcher / Atlanta Braves

6-1

175

R

R

Jul 14, 1975


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