Aaron Nola

Phillies, Fightins, BlueClaws and Threshers set for Opening Day

Today is the day! Lehigh Valley started their season Tuesday and is now 2-0 on the season, but teams in Philadelphia, Reading, Jersey Shore and Clearwater are getting to start their season today. Here’s a look at what is happening on Phillies Gameday. Friday is a rare alignment of games where every Phillies team is playing at home for their first series of the 2022 season.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES vs Oakland A’s at Citizens Bank Park

Starters: PHIL – Aaron Nola (5th consecutive Opening Day assignment); OAK – Frankie Montas (13-9, 3.37 in 2021)

Aaron Nola is 2-2, 3.63 in his four previous Opening Day starts.

LEHIGH VALLEY IRONPIGS (2-0) vs Columbus Clippers (0-2)

Starters: LV – Colton Eastman (1-4, 3.33 w/ LV and RDG in 2021); COL – Adam Scott (3-6, 4.52 in minors – 2021)

Transactions – Assigned to Lehigh Valley: RHPs Andrew Bellatti, Michael Kelly, LHP Jonathan Hennigan, INF Nick Maton. Moved to Developmental List: INF Ali Castillo

READING FIGHTINS vs Somerset (Yankees)

Starters: RDG – James McArthur (2-6, 4.25 w/RDG, JER, 2021); SOM – Luis Medina (6-4, 3.39 in minors, 2021)

JERSEY SHORE vs Aberdeen (Orioles)

Starters: JER – Ben Brown (1-0, 6.19 w/JER, FCL in 2021); ABD – TBD

CLEARWATER THRESHERS vs Fort Myers (Twins)

Starters: CLW – Rafael Marcano (3-3, 3.63 w/CLW, FCL in 2021); FTM – John Stankiewicz (1-0, 2.84 w/FTM, FCL in 2021)

Fort Myers starter John Stankiewicz is from Voorhees, NJ.

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