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Miami Marlins (63-78) @ Philadelphia Phillies (69-71)Pitching Matchups:Monday, 7:05 Stand in White Water (aka- Wade LeBlanc) vs. KKTuesday, 7:05 Nate Eovaldi vs. DocWednesday, 4:05 JJ vs. Unluck-LeeThe Guppies Stats:R - 547 (27th)AVG - .246 (21st)OPS - .698 (25th)ERA - 4.14 (21st)WHIP - 1.35 (22nd)Mike Giancarlo Stanton is a beast, but the rest of the lineup is largely bleh.  Their rotation and bullpen isn't much of anything either.  A sweep for the Phils is written in the stars.What To Watch For:Darin Ruf's Phillies debut.  Hopefully it comes tonight in the form of a start in LF.  Who knows, maybe DMX will be there to promote his new CD and recruit members for Darin's fan group- Ruf Ryders. Stop, drop, shut 'em down, open up shop.  Oh, no!  That's how Ruf Ryders roll. That's gangsta son! What We're Drinking:Oskar Blues- Dale's Pale Ale.  These guys make it cool to drink beer outta the can.  This brew has some accolades as well- named top Pale Ale in ...
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