Phillies on a streak, sweep D-Backs

Phillies host Defending Champs

The Philadelphia Phillies (35-45, 4th NL East) took care of business on the road, sweeping the Arizona Diamondbacks during the week before heading back home to begin a three-game series today against the Kansas City Royals (42-36, 2nd AL Central) who won three of four games against the Cardinals.

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Taking the mound for the Phillies will be Jeremy Hellickson (5-6, 4.23 ERA) who will be going up against Ian Kennedy (5-6 3.96 ERA) who was quite efficient in his last outing against the Astros, striking out 11 while giving up only three hits.

Tickets for the entire series are still available so be sure get yours today and help cheer on your Philadelphia Phillies!