For a pair of teams struggling offensively, facing Cliff Lee and Daniel Hudson wasn't a best-case scenario.
It's entirely possible they'll have better luck against Kyle Kendrick and Wade Miley.
With the original scheduled starters on the disabled list, the Philadelphia Phillies and Arizona Diamondbacks hope to get their respective offenses in gear Monday night at Chase Field in the opener of a three-game set.
This game was supposed to feature an intriguing pitching matchup between Lee and Hudson, who combined for 33 wins last season. However, both starters were placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday. Lee has a strained left oblique and Hudson a right shoulder impingement.
Kendrick (0-0, 1.93 ERA) will take Lee's place for Philadelphia (7-9), while Miley (1-0, 3.12) gets the nod for Arizona (8-8). Both will be making their first starts of the season after working exclusively out of the bullpen.
"I feel comfortable with Kendrick," Phillies manager Charlie Manuel told his tea...