The Phillies’ opening day roster is set. Wes Helms is the fourteenth hitter and Tim Lahey the eleventh pitcher.
The Phils beat the IronPigs today 5-3 in their final preseason action.
Brett Myers, 5-7 with a 4.33 ERA in 51 games last year, just three of them starts, gets the start tomorrow against Nats’ lefty Matt Chico. Chico was 7-9 with a 4.63 ERA and a 1.54 ratio in 31 starts for Washington last season. He made two starts against the Phils last season, one on July 25 and the other on September 29.