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Gamethread 4/24: Phillies at Rockies

Ok, THIS TIME, they’re going to beat the Rockies

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Colorado Rockies Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Last night, the Phillies gifted a win to the Rockies by having their bullpen blow up yet again. It’s startling how much they have looked like bullpens of yore this early into 2021, but the injuries to Archie Bradley and Jose Alvarado have loomed large. Players are in roles they are not ready for and when they go into that role, they have not performed. It’s still a long season and it’s likely that they will be fine, but it’s still disappointing that games like last night slipped away.

You’re here for lineups, so here are the lineups. For the Phillies:

Hey neat, Roman Quinn is in the lineup. That should equal a few more outs for the Rockies,

Speaking of which, here are the Rockies:

Yet again, this is a lineup the Phillies should beat, but as last night showed, it’s not a given. Hey, let’s talk about it now!