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Phillies Vs. Astros, Game 2: Cliff Lee Tries For First Win Of Season Against Visiting Houston

Philadelphia Phillies ace Cliff Lee will try to collect his first victory of the season Tuesday, when the Phils' host the Houston Astros in the finale of a small two-game series at Citizen Bank Park. The first pitch is schedule for 1:05 p.m. ET, however, the weather forecast, which calls for isolated thunderstorms all day, could cause issues.

If the game goes off without a hitch, here's the starting lineup for the Phillies:

Jimmy Rollins SS
Juan Pierre LF
Shane Victorino CF
Hunter Pence RF
Placido Polanco 3B
John Mayberry 1B
Freddy Galvis 2B
Brian Scneider C
Joe Blanton P

Currently, the Astros starting pitcher is unknown. However, Zack Meisel of MLB.com is hinting it could be Triple-A call-up Jordan Lyles.

On Monday, the Phillies defeated the Astros 5-1, with help from Polanco's 2,000th hit which was a home run in the eighth inning.

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