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Phillies Vs Red Sox: Joe Blanton Faces Jon Lester Tonight

The Philadelphia Phillies look to keep rolling Saturday in the second leg of their three-game interleague series with the Boston Red Sox. (Game Time: 7:15 p.m. ET, TV Schedule: Fox)

Philadelphia earned its sixth straight victory Friday, outlasting the Red Sox 6-4 behind seven strong innings from Cole Hamels. The Phillies trotted four runs across in the first inning, including two on a Carlos Ruiz single.

Joe Blanton is the probable starter for the Phillies. Jon Lester, 2-0 career against the Phillies, will counter for the Red Sox.


Current Series

Phillies lead the series 1-0

Fri 05/18 WP: Cole Hamels (6 - 1)
SV: Jonathan Papelbon
LP: Daniel Bard (3 - 5)
6 - 4 win

Boston Red Sox
@ Philadelphia Phillies

Saturday, May 19, 2012, 7:15 PM EDT
Citizens Bank Park

Jon Lester vs Joe Blanton

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing in from right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 80.

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Sun 05/20 1:35 PM EDT

Stick with this storystream for updates from Philadelphia's three game series against the Red Sox, and check out The Good Phight for all your analysis needs. If you're a Boston fan,Over The Monster has you covered.