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Season series: Phillies 2-1.
Friday: 6:05 p.m. WGN-9.
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Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA
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RH Jake Arrieta (1-1, 2.50) vs. RH Roberto Hernandez (2-4, 4.35).
Saturday: 2:05 p.m. CSN.
RH Edwin Jackson (4-6, 4.70) vs. RH David Buchanan (1-3, 6.08).
Sunday: 12:35 p.m. WGN-9.
Who's hot: Entering Thursday, Luis Valbuena is 7-for-13. Hector Rondon has not surrendered a long ball in his last 451/3 innings dating to Aug. 3 of last season, tied for the seventh-longest current stretch in the majors. The Phillies have won three consecutive games. Jimmy Rollins has a seven-game hitting streak.
Who's not: Mike Olt is 0-for-19. Chris Coghlan is 1-for-9. David Buchanan has allowed 11 runs and three home runs in his last 12 innings. Roberto Hernandez has failed to pitch at least six innings in his last three starts.