On Monday, April 1st, the Philadelphia Phillies take on the Atlanta Braves at 7:00PM. This will be the first of three in the series and it will be played at 7:40PM. Pitching for the Phillies will be Cole Hamels and he will be going up against Tim Hudson. Roy Halladay is going to be pitching in the Wednesday game, which also starts at 7:40PM and he will go up against Paul Maholm for Atlanta. The final game of the series will be on Thursday, April 4th and it will be Cliff Lee pitching for Philadelphia while Kris Medlen will head to the mound for Atlanta.
In the Spring Training standings, the Philadelphia Phillies were eighth in the Grapefruit League. They ended up winning 16 games during the preseason and lost 17 games. They had a streak of two losses and had a record on the road of 6 wins and 9 losses. At home they had a record of 10 wins and 8 losses. Out of the last ten games played, they ended up with 5 wins and 5 losses. As for the Atlanta Braves, they were third in the Grapefruit League, with 20 wins and 15 losses. They won six and lost four for the last ten games that they played.