Phils open series with red-hot Dodgers

By Don Voltz 8:55am, May 3, 2011 - Updated 8:19am, August 16, 2013
The Phillies take on the hottest team in baseball tonight when they host the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first game of a weekend series.

The Dodgers lead the National League West by 7 and a half games, have won 8 straight and 40 of their last 48 games, dating back to June 22nd, the best 48 game streak in major league baseball since 1942.

The Phillies, meanwhile, are just 5-19 since the All-Star break.

Cliff Lee takes the mound tonight for the Phils against Zach Greinke. Pre-game on WDEL starts at 6:30.

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