PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies (26-24) will begin a 10-game homestand against the division-leading Washington Nationals (30-21) Monday evening at Citizens Bank Park, a Memorial Day matchup which features 29-year old right-handers Tanner Roark and Jeremy Hellickson in what will be their 11th starts of the season each.
The Phillies — who trail the Nationals by 3.5 games in the National League East — have lost seven of their last nine games, outscored 39-24 by their opponents.
Starting Pitching Matchup:
|Washington Nationals (30-21)||Philadelphia Phillies (26-24)|
|RHP||Tanner Roark||RHP||Jeremy Hellickson|
|(3-4, 2.71 ERA)||(4-3, 3.97 ERA)|