Friday, March 24, 2023

Phillies aim to stop 4-game slide, play Giants

San Francisco Giants (26-21, 3rd in NL West) vs Philadelphia Phillies (21-28, 3rd in NL East)

Philadelphia; Tuesday, 6:45 p.m. EDT

Pitching Prospects: Giants: Jacob Junis (2-1, 2.76 ERA, .95 whip, 24 strikeouts); Phillies: Ranger Suarez (4-3, 4.74 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, 37 strikeouts)

fanduel sportsbook Line: Phillies-131, Giants +111; over/under 9 runs

Bottom line: The Philadelphia Phillies head into a matchup against the San Francisco Giants after losing four games in a row.

Philadelphia is 21–28 on aggregate and 11–14 in home games. The Phillies have a 3–10 record in games decided by one run.

San Francisco is 26-21 on aggregate and 13-10 in road games. The Giants hitters’ collective .406 slugging percentage ranks fourth in the NL.

The teams will play for the second time this season from Tuesday.

Top Performer: Bryce Harper has 10 home runs, 13 walks and 32 RBIs, while hitting .305 for the Phillies. Nicolas Castellanos is 11-for-42 in the last 10 matches with three doubles, two home runs and seven RBIs.

Wilmer Flores has 10 doubles, five home runs and 27 RBIs for the Giants. Ivan Longoria is 9-for-31 in the last 10 matches with a double, five home runs and nine RBIs.

Last 10 games: Phillies: 3-7, .225 batting average, 4.60 ERA, 10 runs outscore

Giants: 4-6, .244 batting average, 6.00 ERA, 16 runs outscore

Injuries: Phillies: Didi Gregorius: 10-Day IL (Knee), Ryan Sheriff: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Rafael Marchon: 60-Day IL (Hamstring), Kent Emanuel : 60-day IL (elbow), Jojo Romero: 60-day IL (elbow)

Giants: Austin Slater: 10-Day IL (Wrist), Brandon Belt: 10-Day IL (Knee), Lamonte Wade Jr.: 10-Day IL (Left Knee), Anthony Descalafny: 60-Day IL (Ankle), Steven Duggar : 60-day IL (oblique), Matthew Boyd: 60-day IL (elbow)


The Associated Press produced this story using technology provided by DataScrew and data from Sportradar,

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