Today marks the start of a four-game series with the Baltimore Orioles, with two games spent at Camden Yards and two spent at Citizens Bank Park. MLB calls this a "home and home" series. I call it "kind of ridiculous". I appreciate that MLB is trying to innovate (or "innovate") in the 162 game schedule with expanded interleague play. And there isn't much you can really do unless you introduce five-game or one-game series. And I'm sure that the "home and home" series solves a few scheduling problems. But despite this, it still seems... kind of stupid.
And speaking of "kind of stupid", here's the lineup! Har har har har har right?! /cries
|PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES||BALTIMORE ORIOLES|
|Ben Revere - CF||Manny Machado - 3B|
|Cesar Hernandez - 2B||Jimmy Paredes - DH|
|Maikel Franco - 3B||Adam Jones - CF|
|Ryan Howard - 1B||Chris Davis - 1B|
|Jeff Francoeur - RF||Matt Wieters - C|
|Chase Utley - DH||Nolan Reimold - LF|
|Cody Asche - LF||Travis Snider - RF|
|Cameron Rupp - C||J.J. Hardy - SS|
|Freddy Galvis - SS||Ryan Flaherty - 2B|
|Aaron Harang - RHP||Wei-Yin Chen - LHP|
I desperately want the old Aaron Harang back. Can he come back? Or is he gone forever? I hope not. I miss him. I actually miss the old Aaron Harang.
What has become of me?
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