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Game 39 Open Thread: Diamondbacks at Phillies

SWEEP SWEEP SWEEP (potentially).

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We're all thinking it. The Phillies' first three-game sweep of the season could come today, as ominous clouds gather overhead and rumbles are heard in the distance in response to this highly unnatural act.

Ryne Sandberg has set a lineup that seems as though he is actively working against the team; Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz, and top offensive threat Freddy Galvis are all sitting today, while (sigh) Sean O'Sullivan gets the start. The D-backs pushing Josh Collmenter out there isn't too intimidating, but there are far fewer AAAA players in the Arizona lineup, at least today.

Today's Lineups

Ender Inciarte - LF Ben Revere - LF
Mark Trumbo - RF Andres Blanco - 2B
Paul Goldschmidt - 1B Grady Sizemore - RF
A.J. Pollock - CF Darin Ruf - 1B
Yasmany Tomas - 3B Maikel Franco - 3B
Aaron Hill - 2B Cesar Hernandez - SS
Chris Owings - SS Odubel Herrera - CF
Jordan Pacheco - C Cameron Rupp - C
Josh Collmenter - RHP Sean O'Sullivan - RHP