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Gamethread 9/7: Phillies at Brewers

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Will any of Monday’s offense carry over?

MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Milwaukee Brewers
I wouldn’t mind another one of those grand slams on Tuesday
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After the Phillies spent Labor Day teeing off against Brewers pitching, they’ll look to have similar success on Tuesday for game two of the three-game set in Milwaukee. The Phillies hit six home runs in the first game, and while it’s unlikely to expect that two days in a row, I’d be very happy if they could give us at least half of that number tonight.

Lefthander Eric Lauer will be on the mound for the Brewers, and he’ll try to fare better than Brandon Woodruff and company did on Monday. The Phillies will counter with this righty-heavy lineup, which features a seemingly unconventional name at the top of the lineup:

Aaron Nola will get the start for the Phillies. Aaron has made it clear how much he doesn’t like hearing about his struggles in September, so I would suggest that he pitch well tonight. That will probably keep people from talking about it for the next five days. Here’s the lineup he’ll be going against:

Game time is 7:40, and you can discuss below.