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Gamethread 8/13: Reds at Phillies

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Two of the oldest franchises in the game renew their rivalry in Philadelphia

MLB: Cincinnati Reds at Philadelphia Phillies Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Needing to win the series at the bare minimum, the Phillies host the Reds in the opener of a three game series. They’ll begin with their ace on the hill, the best way to start a series if you ask me. Here are the lineups. For the Phillies:

Wheeler starts. Alec Bohm starts this one on the bench as Ronald Torreyes starts, the team opting for defense tonight over the offensive possibilities Bohm provides.

For the Reds:

Kind of a good lineup. Hopefully, this is the series where Joey Votto decides to stop trying to hit home runs.

Let’s talk about it.