Pregame Quick Hits: Phillies vs. Cubs 4/11/08

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The Philadelphia Phillies (4-6) will take on the Chicago Cubs (6-3) at
Citizens Bank Park this weekend. Tonights game with match up Brett
Myers against Carlos Zambrano. Myers has had two rough outings so far
in 2008 but hopes to turn his season around tonight. Jimmy Rollins is
still day to day with a sprained ankle. The team is optimistic he will
be in the line up tonight.

The Phillies are on a two game losing streak after losing again to the
New York Mets last night in extra innings. Jose Reyes scored on a play
where it was questionable call.

Other quick hits:

  • Pedro Feliz hit his first homerun as a Phillie in yesterdays game vs. the Mets.
  • The Cubs have a five game winning streak coming into the game tonight.
  • Zambrano is 3-2 with a 2.79 ERA in six career starts against the Phils.
  • The Phillies were 4-3 against the Cubs in 2007.
  • The Cubs need 1 win to have 1,200 against the Phillies. The Phillies are 1,073-1,199 lifetime against the lovable losers.
  • The Phillies are 8-4 lifetime against the Cubs at Citizens Bank Park.

Coming Up:

Saturday: Phillies (Cole Hamels, 1-1, 1.20) vs. Cubs (Ted Lilly, 0-1, 9.72), 7:05pm
Sunday: Phillies (Jamie Moyer, 1-0, 4.66) vs. Cubs (Jason Marquis, 0-0, 6.75), 1:35pm
Monday: Off-day


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