Phillies vs. Blue Jays: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Phillies vs. Blue Jays: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


On Tuesday, Aaron Nola will take the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies (16-19) versus Alek Manoah and the Toronto Blue Jays (21-14), with first pitch scheduled for 6:40 PM ET at Citizens Bank Park.

Keep reading to find out how to watch the Philadelphia-Toronto matchup in the article below.

When is Phillies vs. Blue Jays and when does it start?

This game between the Phillies and Blue Jays will take place on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 6:40 PM ET.

Where to watch Phillies vs. Blue Jays

The Phillies and Blue Jays will hit the diamond at Citizens Bank Park for this matchup on May 9, and if you want to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on NBCS-PH.

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Phillies Stats, Odds & Insights

The Phillies have gone 11-9 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 55% of those games).

Philadelphia averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 16th in MLB action with 38 total home runs .

The Phillies’ .430 slugging percentage ranks seventh-best in MLB.

Philadelphia has a 5.03 team ERA that ranks 26th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Pitchers for the Phillies combine for the 20th-ranked WHIP in the majors (1.355).

Blue Jays Stats, Odds & Insights

The Blue Jays have won five of the nine games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Toronto ranks 13th in Major League Baseball with 40 home runs.

The Blue Jays rank 10th in the majors with a .420 team slugging percentage.

Toronto pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.06 ERA this year, which ranks 12th in MLB.

The Blue Jays rank 11th in MLB with a combined 1.253 WHIP this season.

Phillies Starter Recent Performance: Aaron Nola

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Dodgers May. 3 6.1 7 4 4 5 0
at Astros Apr. 28 8.0 3 1 1 6 0
vs. Rockies Apr. 21 7.0 4 3 3 3 3
at Reds Apr. 16 6.0 5 3 2 4 3
vs. Marlins Apr. 11 5.2 9 4 4 6 0

Blue Jays Starter Recent Performance: Alek Manoah

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Red Sox May. 3 5.0 8 5 2 3 1
vs. Mariners Apr. 28 5.0 6 2 2 7 4
at Yankees Apr. 22 7.0 2 0 0 5 1
vs. Rays Apr. 16 4.2 9 7 7 5 4
vs. Tigers Apr. 11 4.1 4 3 3 3 5

Phillies Key Players to Watch

The Phillies are sending Nola (2-2) to the mound for his eighth start of the season. He is 2-2 with a 4.64 ERA and 33 strikeouts through 42 2/3 innings pitched.

His most recent appearance came on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, when the right-hander tossed 6 1/3 innings, surrendering four earned runs while allowing seven hits.

In seven games this season, the 29-year-old has an ERA of 4.64, with 7 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .244 against him.

Nicholas Castellanos has been key for Philadelphia with four home runs, 22 RBI and a batting average of .304 this season.

Alec Bohm leads Philadelphia in runs batted in (25) this season. He’s batting .269 while slugging .392.

Brandon Marsh’s batting average of .314 leads all Philadelphia hitters this season.

Blue Jays Key Players to Watch

Manoah (1-2) will take the mound for the Blue Jays, his eighth start of the season.

The right-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw five innings against the Boston Red Sox, giving up two earned runs while allowing eight hits.

The 25-year-old has pitched in seven games this season with an ERA of 4.71 and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .267.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has a team-high seven home runs.

Bo Bichette has hit seven home runs with 22 RBI. Both are team-highs.

Matt Chapman leads the Blue Jays with a team-best batting average of .349.

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Author: Sam Russell

Sam hails from Grandville, Michigan. He has a rich sports background, including playing baseball at Central Michigan before covering high school sports and working with the Orlando Magic. He earned his degree from Central Michigan University and was a member of the 2010 MAC Championship baseball team. Sam grew his knowledge of sports betting while working with Betsperts in various areas such as writing, social media, betting research, and business development. He's a big fan of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, highly interested in data and statistics.