Philadelphia Phillies (20-22) at San Francisco Giants (19-23): Game 43 Preview

The Philadelphia Phillies will look to prevent another West Coast sweep on Wednesday afternoon when they complete a three-game series against the San Francisco Giants.  

The Phils’ will hope 30-year-old righty Taijuan Walker will be able to play the role of stopper.  Walker has been inconsistent at best this season for the Fightins’.  The free agent acquisition is 3-2 with a 5.75 ERA, however he is coming off of his two best performances of the season.  

Ross Stripling will be on the hill for Gabe Kapler’s Giants in the series finale.  The 33-year-old is 0-2 with a 7.14 ERA on the season.  Stripling has not gone more than 5.0 innings in any of his appearances this season for the Giants.  

First pitch is set for 3:45 PM/EDT from McCovey Cove. 

When: Wednesday, May 17

Where: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA 

First Pitch: 3:45 PM/EDT

Broadcast: SportsRadio 94 WIP and the Phillies Radio Network with Scott Franzke and Kevin Stocker

Telecast: NBC Sports Philadelphia with Tom McCarthy on play-by-play

Pitching Matchup

PHI: Taijuan Walker (3-2, 5.75 ERA) | Last Outing: No Decision, 5/12 at COL- 6 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 K

SFG: Ross Stripling (0-2, 7.14 ERA) | Last Outing: Loss, 5/7 at MIL- 5 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 2 HR

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