Philadelphia Phillies (16-18) vs. San Francisco Giants (19-14)
RHP Jonathan Pettibone (2-0, 3.24 ERA) v. LHP Barry Zito (3-1, 3.06 ERA)
TIME: 3:45, AT&T Park
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Weather: 54, overcast
Media: Twitter and Facebook
Now this is the Phillies team that fans were hoping for. Over the past two nights in San Francisco, the Phils have gotten good starting pitching, situational hitting and strong performances from the back-end of their bullpen. Headed into the season, this team had a variety of question marks. If they were to compete, they were going to have to win a lot of games exactly like they’ve won the last two. Today, they go for a sweep of the world champs.
Jonathan Pettibone has been a godsend in place of injured starter John Lannan, with the Phillies winning all three of his starts. To be fair, the three opponents Pettibone has faced – the Pirates, Mets and Marlins – are all offensively challenged. But to his credit, Pettibone has kept it simple; minimizi...