Dominican Republic Is Here

The Phillies host the Dominican Republic at 1:05 p.m. today at Bright House Field.

Here is the Phillies’ lineup:

  1. Ender Inciarte, CF
  2. Kevin Frandsen, 2B
  3. Domonic Brown, RF
  4. Ryan Howard, 1B
  5. Darin Ruf, LF
  6. Laynce Nix, DH
  7. Cody Asche, 3B
  8. Erik Kratz, C
  9. Freddy Galvis, SS


Jonathan Papelbon had been scheduled to pitch today, but he has been scratched because he is ill.


The Phillies have to loan five pitchers to the Dominican Republic for today’s game. One is in big-league camp: left-hander Mauricio Robles. The other four are in minor league camp: right-hander Juan Sosa, left-hander Tom Cochran, right-hander Michael Cisco and right-hander Edgar Garcia.

1 Comment

Cole Hamels just got kicked in the teeth by the Dominican WBC team. 8 runs in 2.2 innings.

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