Phillies open season at home against the Athletics
Oakland Athletics vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia; Friday, 3:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Frankie Montas (0-0); Phillies: Aaron Nola (0-0)
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Phillies begin the season at home against the Oakland Athletics.
Philadelphia had an 82-80 record overall and a 47-34 record in home games last season. The Phillies averaged 8.0 hits per game last season while batting a collective .240.
Oakland had an 86-76 record overall and a 43-38 record in road games last season. The Athletics averaged 3.0 extra base hits per game, including 1.2 home runs.
INJURIES: Phillies: Kent Emanuel: 60-Day IL (elbow), JoJo Romero: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Athletics: None listed.