Collin Cowgill was scratched from Sunday's lineup due to back tightness.
Cowgill has been battling the ailment for a few days. He's day-to-day. Matt Joyce has taken his spot in the lineup.
Jason Heyward (hip) remained out of the Cardinals' lineup Sunday.
He's now sat out two straight contests with tightness in his hip. Heyward is considered day-to-day. Randal Grichuk is getting another start in right field.
Carlos Ruiz is not in the Phillies' lineup Sunday.
He's just getting a breather. Cameron Rupp is filling in with Ruiz on the bench.
Chase Utley is not in the Phillies' lineup Sunday.
Cesar Hernandez is at second base with the opposition starting a lefty (Gio Gonzalez). Utley has hit just .146/.245/.293 versus southpaws this season.
Ryan Howard is not in the Phillies' lineup Sunday.
He's on the bench with the Nationals throwing southpaw Gio Gonzalez. Darin Ruf is at first base in Howard's place.