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Game 156 Open Thread: Phillies at Athletics

How many games left? Seven!

Dance for me, Chase Utley! Dance!
Dance for me, Chase Utley! Dance!
Thearon W. Henderson

Hey, it's getaway day! I think. Is it getaway day if the Phillies aren't actually headed home next? Because they are not in fact headed back to Philadelphia. Their road trip will continue on to Miami after a day off tomorrow. And after that, the Phillies will head back to Citizens Bank Park for the last three games of the 2014 season.

I made up a little song about getaway day earlier, but then I realized I hadn't actually made it up. It was this song. This glorious, glorious song.

God I love Arrested Development. I could talk a lot about Arrested Development, but this isn't an Arrested Development website. So on to the lineups!

Today's Lineups

Ben Revere - CF Coco Crisp - CF
Carlos Ruiz - C Stephen Vogt - 1B
Chase Utley - 2B Josh Donaldson - 3B
Ryan Howard - DH Adam Dunn - DH
Marlon Byrd - RF Brandon Moss - LF
Grady Sizemore - LF Jed Lowrie - SS
Darin Ruf - 1B Josh Reddick - RF
Cody Asche - 3B Geovany Soto - C
Freddy Galvis - SS Eric Sogard - 2B

Today, A.J. Burnett will face off against Scott Kazmir. You might remember Kazmir from game 5 of the 2008 World Series, when he started for the Rays. Well, Game 5 part the first. Ahhh, memories.

Discuss the game in the comments below.