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Gamethread 8/22: Phillies at Padres

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Can they at least not make it a gut punch either way?

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at San Diego Padres Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

After last night’s gut punch of a loss, the Phillies can still take the series today with a victory in San Diego. They’re trying to put their best foot forward by getting back a big bat in the lineup. Here are the lineups.

For the Phillies:

Rhys Hoskins returns to a lineup that can really use his help. To let him come back, Alec Bohm has been sent to Lehigh Valley.

For the Padres:

The Padres need this game just as much as the Phillies do.

Let’s talk about it.