Noah Syndergaard to make Phillies debut Thursday evening at Residents Financial institution Park initially appeared on NBC Sports activities Philadelphia
ATLANTA — There can be some new/previous faces within the Phillies’ lineup once they return to Residents Financial institution Park to start a four-game collection in opposition to the Washington Nationals on Thursday evening.
Noah Syndergaard, acquired in a commerce with the Los Angeles Angels at Tuesday’s deadline, can be on the mound for his Phillies debut. (The Nationals haven’t but introduced a starter.)
Along with Syndergaard, the Phils might trot out their new middle fielder, Brandon Marsh, who was acquired in a separate take care of the Angels on Tuesday.
Reliever David Robertson, acquired in a take care of the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, has joined the staff and was within the bullpen for Wednesday’s sport.
Robertson was with the Phillies in 2019 and 2020 however pitched in simply seven video games after sustaining an elbow damage early within the first yr of his two-year, $23 million take care of the membership.
“I will attempt to play this time,” he joked earlier than Wednesday’s sport.
Thursday’s sport in opposition to Washington might additionally mark the return of second baseman Jean Segura to the Phillies’ beginning lineup. He’s totally recovered from a damaged proper ring finger, suffered when he was hit by a pitch on Might 31.
Segura has been enjoying on minor-league rehab at Triple A Lehigh Valley. Supervisor Rob Thomson mentioned he wished to talk with Segura on Wednesday evening to gauge the participant’s readiness, however all indications are optimistic and recommend Segura is a go.
Segura’s return might imply Bryson Stott, who has been filling in at second, will get extra time as shortstop and that would take a chunk out of Didi Gregorius’ enjoying time. Gregorius entered Wednesday hitting simply .110 (8 for 73) since July 1.
Supervisor Rob Thomson was noncommittal when requested about how the shortstop state of affairs would play out with Segura again.
“We’re working by means of that,” he mentioned. “Jean will want days off. He is not going to have the ability to run proper by means of the tip of the season. We’re working by means of that.”
Thomson mentioned Segura would probably hit down within the order to begin.
Syndergaard has not pitched since July 25 when he delivered 5⅔ innings of one-run ball for the Angels in opposition to Kansas Metropolis. He can be pitching on 9 days’ relaxation.
Syndergaard was due in Philadelphia for a exercise Wednesday. Kyle Gibson will work out as properly. He missed his final begin to be along with his household after the dying of his grandmother.
Gibson will pitch Friday evening in opposition to Washington, Ranger Suarez on Saturday evening and Aaron Nola on Sunday.
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