With their sights set on 11-straight wins, Jamie Moyer (9-6, 5.58) and the Phillies try to close out the Carlos Zambrano (6-4, 3.36) and the Cubs.
Facts about the winning streak (via the pregame notes): Elias Sports Bureau reports that the Phillies became the first team in 17 years to win their last five games before the All-Star break and their first five games after it. It's also the longest by a defending World Series champion since the 1971 Orioles won 11 consecutive games. It's the Phillies' longest streak since winning 13 in a row in 1991 During the streak, the Phils have posted a 2.41 ERA (26 ER, 97.0 IP) while holding opponents to a .197 (69-351) batting average. Notes: Lineups are posted. Greg Dobbs replaces Raul Ibanez in left field, Paul Bako starts at catcher. In breaking hot-stove news, Adam LaRoche of the Pirates has been acquired by the Red Sox. Details coming.