Barry In Town

June 1, 2007

Tonight’s Lineup
Rollins, ss; Victorino, rf; Utley, 2b; Howard, 1b; Burrell, lf; Dobbs, 3b; Rowand, cf; Ruiz, c; Eaton, p.

Tonight’s Weather
Forecasts call for brief, scattered thundershowers in the early evening, 30-40 percent.  It also means there is a 60-70 percent change of nothing.

Barry Bonds
Barry’s march toward the all-time home run record continues this weekend at Citizens Bank Park.  How many of the four games he will play, isn’t known at this time.  During the Phillies’ four-game series in San Francisco four weekends ago, Bonds played in three of the games. 

Barry vs. the Phillies:
Home runs   64
Citizens Bank Park HR  2
Veterans Stadium HR  27
2-HR games   10
Grand slams   1 (7/23/97)
4-hit games   3
5-RBI games   3

Bonds’ Milestone Homers
1 6/4/86  at Atlanta, Craig McMurtry
100 7/12/90  vs. San Diego, Andy Benes
200 7/8/93  at Phillies, Jose DeLeon
300 4/27/96  vs. Florida, John Burkett
400 8/23/98  at Florida, Kirt Ojala
500 4/17/01  vs. LA Dodgers, Terry Adams
600 8/9/02  vs. Pittsburgh, Kip Wells
700 9/17/04  vs. San Diego, Jake Peavy
715 5/28/06  vs. Colorado, Byung-Hyun Kim

National TV
ESPN today chose the Phillies-Mets game from Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, July 1, as a Sunday Night Telecast.  Game time will be switched from 1:35 p.m. to 8:05 p.m.

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