There isn't much to say about today's game without first looking at the lineup.
|PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES||WASHINGTON NATIONALS|
|Odubel Herrera - CF||Yunel Escobar - 3B|
|Freddy Galvis - SS||Ian Desmond - SS|
|Chase Utley - 2B||Jayson Werth - LF|
|Jeff Francoeur - RF||Bryce Harper - RF|
|Cody Asche - 3B||Ryan Zimmerman - 1B|
|Carlos Ruiz - C||Wilson Ramos - C|
|Ryan Howard - 1B||Danny Espinosa - 2B|
|Darin Ruf - LF||Michael Taylor - CF|
|Cole Hamels - LHP||Doug Fister - RHP|
So what... what's happening here? Do you know? I don't know. Ryan Howard is hitting somewhere besides cleanup, finally, but... what? Twitter can do a much better job at this than I can.
Ryan Howard has not started a game batting seventh since 2006.— Jake Kaplan (@jakemkaplan) April 16, 2015
Here is the box score from the last game in which Ryan Howard hit seventh in the lineup: http://t.co/7JoGp4pNIx— Jake Kaplan (@jakemkaplan) April 16, 2015
jeff francoeur is batting cleanup. for the phillies. in 2015.— Lana Berry (@Lana) April 16, 2015
A major league team is batting Jeff Francoeur, with a .351 SLG since 2012, cleanup today.— keithlaw (@keithlaw) April 16, 2015
Tonight's @Phillies lineup w/ career OBP: Herrera .300 Galvis .267 Utley .369(nice) Francoeur .305 Asche .318 Ruiz .357 Howard .354 Ruf .333— Adam Dembowitz (@adamd243) April 16, 2015
The last initials of tonight's Phillies lineup backward read "hrhraf ugh" which is roughly equivalent to the sound I make watching this team— Paul Boyé (@paul_boye) April 16, 2015
Need I say more? Discuss the game in the comments below.