Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 6/8/12
The Phillies will look to erase the recent sweep by the Dodgers tonight and this weekend as they embark on an eight-game Interleague Play road trip. Having lost six straight games to end their depressing home stand, maybe a little Interleague Play for the Phils will be able to fix that - hopefully. Tonight, The (28-31) Phillies will head down I-95 to open a three game set with the (32-25) Orioles. Joe Blanton (4-6, 5.27 ERA) will get the nod against Jake Arrieta (2-7, 5.53 ERA) in the series opener.  Joe Blanton has recently been everything he wasn't in the beginning of the season. In his first seven starts, Blanton went 4-2 with a 2.81 ERA, but in his past four Blanton is 0-3 with a 10.59 ERA and has allowed 10 home runs. Most recently, against the Marlins on Sunday, Blanton gave up five earned runs on nine hits through 6 innings while striking out six and walking one. Blanton took the loss, his sixth of the season and with that he has not won a game since May 14th. In his career,...
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