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Game Thread: Phillies vs Braves 7/6/16

Time for the sweep.

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports


Phillies (39-46) vs Braves (28-56)

Citizens Bank Park

1:05 PM EDT on CSN

Jeremy Hellickson (6-6) 4.06 ERA

PHILLIES: Keep an eye on Hellickson, who could be an interesting trade chip before the Aug. 1 Trade Deadline. He strengthened his case Friday, allowing one run in six innings against the defending world champion Royals.

Tyrell Jenkins (0-1) 5.79 ERA

BRAVES: Jenkins is a former first-round pick who will be making his first career start in place of Julio Teheran, who was scratched with a thigh injury. The 23-year-old had a 2.96 ERA in nine starts at Triple-A Gwinnett.


Today's Lineups

Jace Peterson - 2B Odubel Herrera - CF
Ender Inciarte - CF Peter Bourjos - RF
Freddie Freeman - 1B Cody Asche - LF
Nick Markakis - RF Maikel Franco - 3B
Jeff Francoeur - LF Carlos Ruiz - C
Adonis Garcia - 3B Tommy Joseph - 1B
A.J. Pierzynski - C Freddy Galvis - SS
Erick Aybar - SS Cesar Hernandez - 2B
Tyrell Jenkins - RHP Jeremy Hellickson - RHP