Tuesday: vs. Nationals (7:05 pm - Martin)
Wednesday: vs. Nationals (7:05 pm - Halladay)
Friday: vs. Braves (7:05 pm - Lee)
Saturday: vs. Braves (7:05 pm - Kendrick)
Sunday: vs. Braves (1:35 pm - Hamels)
Nationals (3 Games)(Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty)
Player to Watch: RF Jayson Werth - The Nationals $127 million man as finally paid off for Washington. He leads the team batting .323/.399/.534 with 21 home runs and 65 RBIs. He has turned it on as off late batting .367/.455/.647 with 11 home runs and 32 RBIs in 40 second-half games. Werth has been white-hot and is definitely excited to see his former team as he is hitting .459/.512/.784 with four home runs and 11 RBIs in 10 games this season. In 44 career games against the Phillies, Werth is batting .304/.378/.522 with nine home runs and 30 RBIs.
Braves (3 Games)(Photo: H4TV)
Player to Watch: 3B Chris Johnson - Johnson is having his best season in the Majors after being acquired, along with Justin Upton, last winter from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Johnson is batting .333/.368/.471 with 10 home runs and 58 RBIs. His numbers have been almost identical in the second half of the season as they were in the first half as he is batting .338/.364/.471 with four home runs and 27 RBIs in 40 games. He is batting .341/.378/.659 with three home runs and 12 RBIs in 11 games against the Phillies this season. His 12 RBIs are the most this season against any one opponent.
Phillies (6 Games)
Much of the Phillies decline have come in the second half of the season. They are 14-27 (.341) since the All-Star Game in New York scoring just 146 runs while allowing 218 runs over that span.
This Phillies have 25 games left this season.
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