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Pregame Quick Hits: Phillies vs. Pirates 4/25, 4/26, 4/27

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The Philadelphia Phillies (12-11) travel to Pittsburgh to take on the
Pirates (9-13) in a weekend series. The Phillies are 3-1 on their
current road trip and need to win this series to begin to take charge
of the NL East. Adam Eaton (0-0 4.74) will oppose Zack Duke (0-1 4.37)
in the opener.

Other Quick Hits:

  • The Phillies bullpen ERA of 2.60 is the best in the National League.
  • Chase Utley is the first second baseman in history to have 10 homeruns before the end of April.
  • The Phillies lead the NL in homeruns (38) and total bases (369).
  • Chris Coste has a .455 batting average against the Bucco’s. Chase Utley and So Taguchi both have a .303 average against the Bucs.
  • The Phillies are 1031-1178 against the Pirates.
  • The Phillies are 8-14 lifetime at PNC Park.

Coming Up:
4/26 at Pit Kyle Kendrick (1-2 5.59) vs. Matt Morris (0-3 9.15) 7:05pm CSN
4/27 at Pit Brett Myers (2-1 4.78) vs. Paul Maholm (0-2 5.28) 1:35pm CW
4/28 Off Day