eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

Phillies

Phillies Look For Second Straight Win Over Nats

(credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

(credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Matt Leon Matt Leon
Coming on board at KYW was a homecoming for Matt Leon. Born and raised...
Read More
Phillies Central
Shop for Phillies Gear
Buy Phillies Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

By Matt Leon

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Phillies will try to make it back-to-back wins over the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday night.

The Phillies opened this three-game series with a 3-2 victory on Monday night, scoring twice in the bottom of the 8th inning to grab the win.

Ethan Martin will make the start for the Phillies in this game. The rookie right-hander is 2-3 since being called up from AAA Lehigh Valley with a 6.39 ERA. Martin has made six starts, lasting more than five innings just once. This will be his first ever appearance against the Nationals.

Washington will start left-hander Gio Gonzalez in this one. The former Phillies minor leaguer is 8-6 for the Nationals this season in 27 starts with a 3.56 ERA. This will be his third start against the Phillies this season, he has gone 1-0 with a 1.93 ERA in the first two.

The Phillies line-up for the game is posted:

Cesar Hernandez 2B

Freddy Galvis SS

Kevin Frandsen 1B

Carlos Ruiz C

Darin Ruf LF

Cody Asche 3B

John Mayberry RF

Michael Martinez CF

Ethan Martin P

KYW’s Matt Leon spoke with Mandy Housenick of the Allentown Morning Call to get her thoughts on this match-up.

You can follow Matt on Twitter @mattleonkyw.

    You can hear tonight’s game on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT or SportsRadio 94.1 WIP. philly wpht new Phillies Look For Second Straight Win Over Nats philly 94wip new Phillies Look For Second Straight Win Over Nats
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,329 other followers