A few things are happening today. First, the Phillies look to sweep a team in the 2020 season. Yes, something that seemed impossible for them to accomplish not a few days ago now looks likely as Zack Wheeler takes the hill to try and polish off his former team.
Second, the Phillies and MLB across the board are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues.
We are joining Major League Baseball today to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Negro Leagues.— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) August 16, 2020
Learn more about the Philadelphia Stars and the Negro Leagues here: https://t.co/c0vERFKQcF pic.twitter.com/sD0sG79mhr
Both important on this rainy Sunday.
Here is the lineup for the Phillies:
Here is the Mets’ lineup:
Let’s hope they can get this one in today.