Phillies Set NLDS roster, Game 1 Lineup vs Braves
Phillies playoffs baseball is here as we’re just hours away from first pitch of the opening American League Division Series matchup between Philadelphia and the Atlanta Braves..
However, if they are going to advance they are going to have to do it without a key member of their bullpen.
David Robertson, a key member of the Phillies back end of the bullpen, strained his calf when he jumped up to celebrate Bryce Harper's home run in Game 2 and did not make the trip and is not on the teams NLDS roster.
Also these changes for the Phillies, in addition to Robertson, Nick Maton is also off the NLDS roster. The team replaced them with Nick Nelson and Dalton Guthrie.
Additionally, in Game 1 the Phillies are going with Edmundo Sosa at SS and Matt Vierling is in center field with the Braves going with lefty Max Fried.
Here is the Phillies roster for the NLDS:
Pitchers (13): Left-handers – José Alvarado, Bailey Falter, Brad Hand and Ranger Suárez. Right-handers – Andrew Bellatti, Connor Brogdon, Seranthony Domínguez, Zach Eflin, Kyle Gibson, Nick Nelson, Aaron Nola, Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler.
Infielders (5): Alec Bohm, Rhys Hoskins, Jean Segura, Edmundo Sosa and Bryson Stott
Outfielders (6): Nick Castellanos, Dalton Guthrie, Bryce Harper, Brandon Marsh, Kyle Schwarber and Matt Vierling.
First pitch is scheduled for 1:07 p.m. Listen to the action live on 97.3 ESPN with pregame coverage beginning at 12:30