Originally written on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 11/12/14
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New York Mets (16-13) at Philadelphia Phillies (14-16) Miguel Batista (0-1, 6.92) vs. Joe Blanton (3-3, 2.83)Time: 7:05 Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Showers, 63 Media: Twitter and FacebookMike Rizzo was fined. So that’s fun.As for tonight’s game, Carlos Ruiz moves up to the 5-spot in the order. He has been  their most consistent – and most awesome – offensive player this year. So it appears that Charlie Manuel wants to put him in a situation to drive in runs. The bottom of the order is hurting for some production, however. Pete Orr gets the start at second base because Manuel likes his bat better right now. Can’t fault him for that move.How about that Joe Blanton. He’s coming off the best start of his Phillies career. Can he keep it up? This is a different situation; it’s not getaway day like it was last week in Atlanta after an 11-inning game in which 28 runs were scored.The Phillies will see Miguel Batista. If they can’t score runs off this guy, feel free to be pissed. ...
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