The Phillies will roll with their normal right-handed lineup for their pivotal Game 7 matchup with the Arizona Diamondback starting righty Brandon Pfaadt on Tuesday night.

Pfaadt with be the 7th rookie to start a Game 7 in the Wild Card era (since 1995). Thomson is again sticking with the lineup that has gotten them here.

Thomson was asked on Monday night if there was any consideration to make changes he quickly said, "zero".

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Phillies NLCS Game 7 lineup

1. Kyle Schwarber, DH
2. Trea Turner, SS
3. Bryce Harper, 1B
4. Alec Bohm, 3B
5. Bryson Stott, 2B
6. J.T. Realmuto, C
7. Nick Castellanos, RF
8. Brandon Marsh, LF
9. Johan Rojas, CF

Ranger Suárez gets the start for the Phillies in Game 7 and has allowed just one earned run in 14 innings of work over three 2023 postseason starts, including 5.1 scoreless innings pitched in Game 3 at Arizona.

He will face a Arizona that made a few changes in their lineup with Ketel Marte back in the leadoff spot against the lefty Suarez, with Corbin Carroll moving down to the No. 2 spot in the order.

Marte has a hit in all 15 career postseason games, matching Marquis Grissom for longest hit streak all-time to begin a postseason career. His 18 hits this postseason are the 2nd-most by a Diamondbacks player all-time, trailing only Steve Finley (19) in 2001.

Also for Arizona, Alek Thomas, will not be in center field, with Carroll sliding over from right and Tommy Pham moving from designated hitter to right field and hitting in the No. 5 spot.

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