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Game Thread: Phillies vs Dodgers 8/16/16

Chase Utley returns to Citizens Bank Park.

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Prepare for all the feels when Chase leads off this game tonight. Expect an emotional moment with a huge and well deserved ovation.

Phillies vs Dodgers

Citizens Bank Park

7:05PM EDT on CSN

Vince Velasquez (8-4) 3.94 ERA

PHILLIES: This will be the second straight start Velasquez has faced his hometown team. The Dodgers roughed him up to the tune of nine runs in 4 2/3 innings in Los Angeles.

Kenta Maeda (11-7) 3.31 ERA

DODGERS: Maeda struggled in his last time out against the Phillies, allowing three runs in five innings while striking out four. However, he remains L.A.’s most consistent pitcher, leading the team in innings.

Today's Lineups

Chase Utley - 2B Cesar Hernandez - 2B
Corey Seager - SS Odubel Herrera - CF
Justin Turner - 3B Aaron Altherr - LF
Josh Reddick - RF Maikel Franco - 3B
Adrian Gonzalez - 1B Ryan Howard - 1B
Yasmani Grandal - C Cameron Rupp - C
Joc Pederson - CF Freddy Galvis - SS
Howie Kendrick - LF Peter Bourjos - RF
Kenta Maeda - RHP Vince Velasquez - RHP