Spring Training Preview: Red Sox Come to Bright House Field

Joe Blanton takes the mound for the Phillies as they play Jon Lester and the Red Sox Monday at Bright House Field.

Joe Blanton, solid this spring, looks to improve from his last outing when he takes the mound against the Red Sox Monday at .

In Blanton's last start he gave three runs and four hits while striking out four over five innings March 15 against the Braves.

Blanton should have his work cut out for him as David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia, Cody Ross and Nick Punto are slated to be in the lineup, according to mlb.com


Jon Lester gets the start for the Red Sox. Matt Albers, Scott Atchison, Ross Ohlendorf, Justin Thomas and Justin Germano are also expected to pitch.


Antonio Bastardo and Chad Qualls are also expected to pitch for the Phillies.

On deck:

Phillies (10-12) vs Red Sox (10-10)

Starters: Joe Blanton (0-0, 2.70), Jon Lester (1-1, 5.73)

When: 1:05 p.m. Monday 

Where: , 601 N Old Coachman Road


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