Spring Training opening starter Cole Hamels is set to make his second start of the Grape Fruit League season against the Pirates Thursday at Bright House Field.
Dave Bush, Antonio Bastardo, David Purcey and Phillippe Aumont are also scheduled to pitch for the Phillies, according to mlb.com.
James McDonald starts for the Pirates with appearances expected by Justin Wilson, Daniel Moskos, Jared Hughes, Bryan Morris and Mike Crotta. Casey McGehee, still looking for his first hit, could make his spring debut for the Pirates at third base.
Phillies (2-3) vs Pirates (2-3)
Starters: Cole Hamels, James McDonald
When: 1:05 p.m. Thursday
Where: , 601 N Old Coachman Road