Found March 27, 2012 on Raise the Jolly Roger!:
Pirates (8-14) at Phillies (10-13) 1:05 PM EST–Bright House Field, Clearwater TV: MLB.TV, MLB Network Here is the MLB.com Gameday The Bucs take on the Phillies today. The Phils will be a familiar foe over the next couple weeks. You can watch on the MLB Network. Chris Resop is starting, as Jeff Karstens will pitch in a minor league game instead.  Cliff Lee will go for Philly. ©2012 Raise the Jolly Roger. All Rights Reserved..
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