Cliff Lee is on the bump tonight against Ian Kennedy in the first of three against the Snakes.
In two career starts against Arizona, Lee has a 2-0 record with a 2.57 ERA. Current members of the D-Backs sport this beautiful slash line against Lee: .221/.260/.250 with 16 Ks and four walks in 73 plate appearances. First pitch tonight at Chase Park is 9:40. The Phils will take the field looking like this: Victorino CF, Polanco 3B, Rollins SS, Howard 1B, Francisco RF, Ibanez LF, Ruiz C, Valdez 2B. Rookie reliever Mike Stutes, who had his contract purchased after yesterday's game, joins the Phillies' bullpen in place of Jose Contreras, who has returned to Philadelphia and is scheduled for an MRI on his injured elbow. - M. Grassie