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.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.