Today's Lineup: Phillies' 3 and 4 Hitters Both Hot for First Time in Forever

With Maikel Franco's hot streak and Nick Williams' quick adjustment to the big leagues, the Phillies have a legitimate three-four right now for the first time in quite a while.

Both players homered last night, with Franco hitting his 14th of the season and Williams his third. Franco's was a line shot over the left-field wall that broke a late tie. Williams' was an opposite-field shot that gave the Phillies some much-needed insurance.

Franco over his last 13 games has hit .308 with four doubles, four homers and 11 RBIs. His three-hit night Tuesday got his batting average to .230 and his slugging percentage over .400 for the first time since May 4. That was 65 games ago.

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Here's the Phillies' lineup as they go for their first win in a three-game series since June 2-4 against the Giants:

1. Cesar Hernandez, 2B
2. Freddy Galvis, SS
3. Nick Williams, RF
4. Maikel Franco, 3B
5. Daniel Nava, LF
6. Tommy Joseph, 1B
7. Odubel Herrera, CF
8. Andrew Knapp, C
9. Nick Pivetta, P

And for the Marlins:

1. Dee Gordon, 2B
2. Giancarlo Stanton, RF
3. Christian Yelich, CF
4. Marcell Ozuna, LF
5. Justin Bour, 1B
6. Derek Dietrich, 3B
7. A.J. Ellis, C
8. Miguel Rojas, SS
9. Dan Straily, P

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