Phillies Announce NLCS roster vs Arizona
The Phillies successfully got through the Wild Card and NLDS round, earning them a best-of-seven National League Championship Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
For the Phillies,, they’re looking to make a return trip to the World Series for a rematch with the Houston Astros or to get revenge on the Texas Rangers' for a Opening series sweep.
That action kicks off Monday Night at 8:07 p.m. As always, the game and pregame show will be live on 97.3 ESPN and the mobile app.
Phillies President of Baseball Operations David Dombrowski made the announcement.
Pitchers (13): Left-handers – José Alvarado, Cristopher Sánchez, Gregory Soto, Matt Strahm and Ranger Suárez. Right-handers – Seranthony Domínguez, Jeff Hoffman, Orion Kerkering, Craig Kimbrel, Michael Lorenzen, Aaron Nola, Taijuan Walker and Zack Wheeler.
Catchers (2): J.T. Realmuto and Garrett Stubbs.
Infielders (5): Alec Bohm, Bryce Harper, Edmundo Sosa, Bryson Stott and Trea Turner.
Outfielders (6): Nick Castellanos, Jake Cave, Brandon Marsh, Cristian Pache, Johan Rojas and Kyle Schwarber.
• The Phillies’ NLCS roster is the exact same 26-man roster as it was in the NLDS against Atlanta.
• Rhys Hoskins not being included is a mild surprise, but he still could be ready for the World Series. He has been hitting in Clearwater and Rob Thomson has said he has been doing anything be fielding at this point.
• Zack Wheeler in two starts versus Arizona this year posted a 1-1 record with 3.00 ERA with 10 strikeouts in 12 innings pitched.
• The Phillies and D-Backs played seven times this season with Philadelphia taking the series 4-3, with the Phillies outscoring the D-Backs 44-34.
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