Jamie Moyer, (44 years, 145 days) and Tom Glavine (41, 18) have the oldest combined age of any opposing left-handed starting pitchers in major league history, according to Elias Sports Bureau.
Summary: The Phillies are trying for their first series win tonight. Mets starter Oliver Perez helped them pull even yesterday by issuing a career-high seven walks in helping guide them to a 5-2 victory. Adam Eaton earned his first win in a Phillies uniform by tossing seven strong. Moyer (1-0, 2.70 ERA) pitched in the Phillies first win Friday, scattering two runs and seven hits over 6 2-3 innings with three strikeouts. Glavine (1-1, 2.38 ERA) is making his third start of the season and took the loss Saturday against Atlanta.
The high 70s fastballs sail tonight at 7:10 EST.
Best of the press notes: Through eight games, the Phillies lead the majors in walks with 51. The Phils’ .363 on-base percentage is 3rd-highest in the majors.
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