Originally posted on Raise the Jolly Roger!  |  Last updated 4/24/13
Pirates (11-9) at Phillies (9-12) 7:05 PM–Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia MLB.com Gameday TV: ROOT The Bucs look to win two in a row and take control of this week’s series in Philly. This is a four game set so a win tonight would not clinch a series win, but it would guarantee a split at worst and that wouldn’t be a bad outcome against the Phillies on the road. Tonight’s starters… Wandy Rodriguez (2-0, 0.56) vs. Roy Halladay (2-2, 6.04)  Wandy has been absolutely brilliant so far this season. Obviously he is going to regress somewhat, but lately his strategy of going right at hitters has been working wonderfully. He’s facing a Phillies lineup that struggled against lefty Jeff Locke last night, so hopefully Wandy can make them struggle again with a similar style of pitching. Halladay made two terrible starts to begin his season, which freaked out almost everyone in Philadelphia. His last two outings have been much better, though, and  while it’s possible that he could be nearing the end of the line, I’m willing to bet he’ll be able to hold his own for another season. He’s always been very tough on the Pirates and I expect them to have a hard time squaring balls up tonight. Bucs vs. Halladay: Not very encouraging numbers Phils vs. Wandy: Rollins, Young, and Howard have hit him well in a limited sample LINEUPS: Here is tonight’s #Pirates lineup for the 7:05pm game in Philly. twitter.com/Pirates/status… — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) April 24, 2013
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Michael Jordan wants Warriors to break Bulls record

Joe Mauer says concussions have affected his hitting

Kobe once tried to recruit Dirk Nowitzki to Lakers

Report: Broncos waiting on Manning to talk with Osweiler

NBA commish wants to look into hack-a-player issue

Report: Jose Fernandez has 'soured' on Marlins brass

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Zach LaVine dedicates dunk contest win to Flip Saunders

Alleged Manning sexual assault cited in Tennessee lawsuit

Arian Foster: It's hard for me to watch football

Isaiah Thomas recruiting players at All-Star weekend

Report: Charles Woodson joining ESPN's Sunday NFL crew

Best and worst from NBA All-Star Saturday night

Carrie Underwood trolls Ryan Johansen for kissing stick

DeMarcus Cousins on looking angry: 'I'm an ugly dude'

WATCH: Dustin Johnson's son steals Jordan Spieth's club

Fans want Floyd Mayweather to buy their soccer team

Tennessee shares Valentines-themed photo of packed stadium

NY Post writer takes harsh shot at Jason Pierre-Paul

LaVine, Gordon put on best NBA dunk contest in years

WATCH: Thompson beats teammate Curry in 3-point contest

NFL teams, players hand out awesome Valentines

Earl Campbell ‘disappointed’ in Johnny Manziel, wants to help

Big man Karl-Anthony Towns wins NBA skills challenge

MLB commish: Cubs will host All-Star Game in near future

WATCH: Memphis forward recreates Vince Carter's elbow dunk in game

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

LaVine dedicates dunk contest win to Flip Saunders

Ranking the ten best free agent pitcher signings

Who had the best NBA All-Star Game of the last 40 years?

The winners and losers of the 2016 MLB offseason

On Kobe Bryant and taking greatness for granted

Bucks need to choose between wins, development

Fantasy booking WrestleMania 32

Unrestricted free agents each team must consider re-signing

QUIZ: Name the winners of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Thank you Daniel Bryan

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker