PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —The Philadelphia Phillies are expected to defeat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Monday night.
With Atlanta putting left-hander Max Fried on the mound, the Phillies moved Christian Pache into the starting lineup over Brandon Marsh.
Here’s the full lineup for Game 2:
- DH Kyle Schwarber
- ss treitner
- 3B Alec Bohm
- 1B Bryce Harper
- C JT Realmuto
- RF Nick Castellanos
- 2B Bryson Stout
- LF Christian Pash
- CF John Rojas
- P Zach Wheeler
Several Phillies players had strong performances against Fried.
Bryce Harper hit .300 against Fried and hit two home runs.
Realmuto led the team with three home runs in 40 at-bats against Fried. Overall, he hit .350 against lefties.
Castellanos, Schwarber and Turner also all had advantages against Fried.
The matchup with Fried gives the Phillies a chance to take a 2-0 series lead over their division rivals.
With Rangers Suarez and various bullpen players getting the job done for the Phillies in Game 1, Wheeler will head to the mound after a stellar performance in the wild-card series against the Miami Marlins.
Wheeler struck out eight batters last week in a 4-1 win.
But like the Phillies, the Braves have had success over Wheeler during their career.
Ronald Acuna Jr., Matt Olson and Ozzie Albies all had multiple plays against the Phillies ace Base hit.
Here’s Atlanta’s lineup for Game 2:
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