gamblerstelevision.com Philadelphia is happy to start facing National League teams, as they were 3-9 against the American League heading into their 3 game series with Texas this past weekend. The Phillies offense struggled against the good pitching staffs of Oakland and the LA Angels scoring only 6 runs in 3 games against the A’s and 5 runs in 3 games against the Angels. Many offenses have struggled against the A’s and Angels pitching this season. Kyle Kendrick is coming off an 8-inning shutout performance against Oakland in his last outing. The right-hander has faced the Braves twice this season giving up 5 earned runs in two starts with the Phillies winning both games. Lefty Jo Jo Reyes takes the hill for the Braves and sits with an ERA near 6 in 7 starts this season. In 2 starts versus the Phillies this season Reyes gave up 9 earned runs in 14 innings as the Philadelphia hit .310 against him. The Phillies are seeing Reyes for the third time on the season and the play here on Philadelphia at +115.