Year two of the Joe Girardi era begins today when the Phillies take on the Braves with Aaron Nola facing Max Fried at 3:05 p.m.

Here's Philadelphia's first lineup for the 2021 season.

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The one mild surprise would be Adam Haseley getting the Opening  Day nod over Roman Quinn against a left-handed pitcher.

In 2020, Haseley didn't get the call against many lefties,  but Girardi is giving him a shot to prove he can hit lefties starting today, after getting just 10 at-bats against southpaws in 2020.

The team has elected to go with Rhys Hoskins in the No. 2 hole, with Bryce Harper, J.T. Realmuto and Alec Bohm backing him up at 3-4-5.

The lineup is deep with veterans Didi Gregorius and Jean Segura hitting 6-7 and Haseley in the No. 8 spot.

There is no designated hitter in the NL this season, so Nola hits ninth.


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