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Series Preview: Phillies @ Giants, 4/26-4/28


The Phillies' (11-7) road trip continues as they head to San Francisco for 3 games against the Giants (10-8). The Giants have won 5 of the last 6 match ups against the Phillies in San Francisco. In 2009, the Giants won 4 of 7 meetings with the Phillies. Read on for pitching match ups and other key statistics from this series.


Monday, 10:15pm. Roy Halladay (4-0, 0.82 ERA) vs. Jonathan Sanchez (1-1, 1.82 ERA). In 2 career starts against the Giants, Halladay is 0-1 with a 7.71 ERA. He allowed 5 earned runs in 5 1/3 innings pitched in his only outing at AT&T Park. Mark DeRosa is 1-for-9 (.111 avg) in his career against Halladay. In 7 career games against the Phillies, Sanchez has a 1-1 record with a 3.74 ERA and a .207 batting average against. Sanchez has a 10-11 record and a 4.49 ERA in 63 career games at AT&T Park. Jayson Werth is 0-for-7 against Sanchez. Chase Utley is 3-for-8 with 4 walks, a double and a homer against Sanchez.

Tuesday, 10:15pm. Jamie Moyer (2-1, 5.00 ERA) vs. Todd Wellemeyer (0-3, 8.16 ERA). In 11 career starts against San Francisco, Moyer is 4-6 with a 3.31 ERA. In 2 starts at AT&T Park, Moyer has 2 losses and a 7.36 ERA. Juan Uribe is 2-for-17 (.118 avg) with a homer against Moyer. In 8 games against the Phils, Wellemeyer is 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA. In 38 career games in April, Wellemeyer's ERA is 5.50. In 2009, Ross Gload was 2-for-3 against Wellemeyer with 2 homeruns. Chase Utley has 7 hits in 11 at bats (.636 avg) with a double a 3 homers against Wellemeyer.

Wednesday, 3:45pm. Cole Hamels (2-2, 5.11 ERA) vs. Tim Lincecum (4-0, 1.00 ERA). Hamels is 4-1 in 6 career starts against the Giants with a 3.98 ERA. Hamels gave up 6 earned runs in 5 innings and took a loss in his lone start at AT&T Park on August 2nd last season, but Colbert bounced back strong against the Giants when they visited Philadelphia and he threw a complete game shut out on September 1st. In 6 career starts against the Phils, Lincecum is 2-1 with a 3.38 ERA. Jayson Werth is 3-for-6 in his career against Lincecum with a homerun. Chase Utley is 2-for-17 (.118 avg) with a homerun against Lincecum.


Mark DeRosa is a combined 2-for-45 (.044 avg) against Cole Hamels, Jose Contreras, Ryan Madson, JC Romero, Nelson Figueroa, Brad Lidge and Roy Halladay.

Giants closer Brian Wilson is 0-1 with 3 saves and a 4.50 ERA in 6 games against the Phillies.

Ryan Howard is a .211 career hitter in 29 games against the Giants. In 16 games at AT&T Park, Howard has hit 5 homers. Howard is batting .213 with no homers in his last 13 games.

Shane Victorino is batting .180 in 11 games on the road this season. In his first game batting lead off for the Phillies, Victorino scored 3 runs. In 9 games since then, he has scored 3 total runs.

Jayson Werth has reached base safely via a hit or walk in all 18 games he has played in this season.

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