Jon Lieber looks to outduel rookie pitcher Mike Thompson as the Phillies wrap up their series this afternoon in San Diego.
Lieber (3-7, 5.56) hasn’t won a game in five starts, going 0-3 with a 5.68 ERA. In his last start, he surrendered five runs over 5 1-3 innings in a 5-3 loss. Thompson (NR) was recalled from Triple-A Portland, where he was 3-2 with a 4.30 ERA.
Update: The Phils are on the board 1-0 after one inning. Bobby Abreu’s RBI single drove in Jimmy Rollins. [Live boxscore]