Originally posted on Macho Row  |  Last updated 4/9/12
Preseason NL East favorites look to get on track First pitch: 1:05 p.m.TV: Comcast SportsNet, MLB NetworkRadio: 1210 WPHT, 94 WIP Tickets Twitter: @Macho_Row, @MarlinsBigCatch Pitching Probables: Cole Hamels (Season debut) vs. Anibal Sanchez (Season debut) The Philadelphia Phillies and new-look Miami Marlins are supposed to be the strongest contenders in the National League East in 2012, but each got off to a slow start in the opening week of the regular season. Cole Hamels, entering a contract year, will step on the mound at Citizens Bank Park for the 90th time in his career. Fans will be expected to offer a strong show of support, in hopes of helping to play a part in convincing Hamels to stay in Philadelphia for the next few years rather than accept an enticing offer from another club. Hamels will also try to even his career record against the Marlins, entering the Phillies home opener with a career 6-7 record with 3.44 ERA against the Fish. The Phillies altered their prefe...
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