Thursday, March 28, 2019
Opening Day Preview: Braves at Phillies, 3/28/19
The game will be televised locally on NBC 10 on Thursday at 3:00 PM.
The pitching match up...RHP Julio Teheran (9-9 record, 3.94 ERA last season) vs. RHP Aaron Nola (17-6, 2.37 ERA last season). Teheran, a native of Colombia, went 1-0 with a 5.14 ERA in four starts against the Phillies last year. In his career at Citizens Bank Park, the 28-year-old has tallied a 6-2 record with a 3.11 ERA and a .227 batting average against in nine starts. While facing Teheran in his career, Phils OF Bryce Harper is a .450 hitter with three doubles, eight home runs, 19 RBI and 11 walks with 40 at bats. Nola went 10-2 with a 2.34 ERA and a .211 batting average against in 17 home starts last year. The Phillies' first round draft pick from 2014, Nola, sported a 2.84 ERA in 15 day games last season. Nola has a 7-3 record and a 2.09 ERA along with .185 BAA in 12 career starts against the Braves.
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