The Philadelphia Phillies begin the defense of their National League Pennant on Thursday afternoon in Arlington, Texas against the American League’s Texas Rangers in the first of a three-game set from GlobeLife Field.
Here’s a look at the Phillies-Rangers Series:
When: March 30 & April 1-2
Where: GlobeLife Field in Arlington, Texas
Start Times: Game 1 & 2- 4:05 PM/EDT, Game 3- 7:08 PM/EDT
Broadcast: All games on SportsRadio 94 WIP and the Phillies Radio Network
Telecast: Game 1- NBC10, Game 2- Fox, Game 3- ESPN
Game 1: Aaron Nola (2022: 11-13, 3.25 ERA) vs. Jacob deGrom (2022 w/NYM: 5-4, 3.08 ERA)
Game 2: Zack Wheeler (2022: 12-7, 2.82 ERA ) vs. Nathan Eovaldi (2022 w/BOS: 6-3, 3.87 ERA)
Game 3: Bailey Falter (2022: 6-4, 3.86 ERA ) vs. Martin Perez (2022: 12-8, 2.89 ERA)
The Phillies and Rangers have met 19-times, Texas holds a 12-7 series lead including nine consecutive wins. The Ranger swept the 2022 season series 4-games to none.
The last Phillies win came on March 31, 2014. The Fightins won 14-10, Cliff Lee (5IP, 11H, 8R, 8ER, 1BB, 1K) recorded the win. The Phils had homers from Jimmy Rollins, Marlon Byrd, and Cody Asche. Rollins led the Phillies with 4 RBIs while going 1-for-6 on the day.