Philadelphia Phillies (16-21) at Arizona Diamondbacks (21-15)
Cliff Lee (3-2, 3.26) v. Trevor Cahill (2-3, 2.80)
TIME: 8:10, Chase Field
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Weather: Upper 80′s scattered clouds
Media: Twitter and Facebook
The Phillies will look to avoid a third straight loss to the Diamondbacks tonight, as they turn to Cliff Lee to be the stopper for them. He’s coming off a start in San Francisco against the Giants where he threw eight innings of two-run ball and got the win. He’s been the Phillies second-best pitcher this year behind Kyle Kendrick. He has the highest K/BB ratio on the Phillies, 2nd lowest ERA, and lowest WHIP. He doesn’t throw a lot of ground balls (least among Phillies starters–highest fly ball %), but the lowest HR/FB %. He keeps the ball in the yard, but facing this Arizona offense in this ballpark will be tough.
Opposing Lee will be former Athletics pitcher Trevor Cahill. He’s posting a 2.80 ERA this year, in part because he has been exceptional at inducing gro