Lively allowed two runs on two hits while striking out two batters Saturday against the Athletics. He didn't factor into the decision.

It's an unfortunate final line for Lively, who would have pitched deeper into the game had a two-hour rain delay not cut his start short. The 25-year-old had strung together three straight quality starts prior to Saturday's rain-shortened outing, compiling a 2.57 ERA, 1.05 WHIP and 17:5 K:BB in 21 innings during that span. While he owns a fine 3.94 ERA through 77.2 innings this season, his fantasy value is limited by his 5.5 K/9 and the fact that he pitches for the lowly Phillies. His next start is expected to come Friday against the Braves.

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