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Phillies-Reds lineup announced; Jay Bruce doing something matched just twice before in 100 seasons


Bryce Harper talks about his home run after the Phillies' 7-5 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. Martin Frank, The News Journal

PHILADELPHIA – Jay Bruce hopes to continue his hot start with the Phillies, as he is playing in his sixth straight game since being acquired last week from the Seattle Mariners.

Bruce has 4 homers and 11 RBIs in his first five games. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Bruce is the third player since 1920, or 100 seasons, (when RBIs became an official stat) to have that many homers and RBIs in his first five game with a new team.

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The others are Reggie Sanders (4 HR, 11 RBIs) with the Pirates in 2003, and Trevor Story (6 HRs, 11 RBIs) with the Rockies in 2016.

Philadelphia Phillies' Jay Bruce hits a two-run single off of Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Tanner Roark during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 8, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (Photo: Matt Rourke, AP)

The Phillies (37-27) are going for their fifth straight win with Aaron Nola (6-1, 4.63 ERA). Sonny Gray (2-5, 3.54) is pitching for the Reds (28-35).

The game begins at 1:05 p.m. and will be televised by NBC Sports Philly and on the radio on WDEL 1150-AM.

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IT'S ALWAYS SONNY IN PHILADELPHIA!#BornToBaseballpic.twitter.com/Q3N7156XRC

— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) June 9, 2019

Contact Martin Frank at mfrank@delawareonline.com. Follow on Twitter @Mfranknfl.

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