Shotgun start for the team golf outing is 1:30 p.m. Don’t know whether to turn to the Golf Channel or Comedy Channel to catch the action.
A group of pitchers were back throwing BP in the morning. Kendrick and Cook were up to maximum 40 pitches. Goal for pitchers by the end of camp is 75 pitches in a game. Hitters, 100 spring at-bats.
Friday, 12 noon intra-squad game that is open to the public free of charge. Gates open at 10:35 p.m., the normal time for any Bright House Field day game.
Opening day down here is Saturday, Astros, 1:05 p.m. Game will be televised back to Philadelphia on The Comcast Network and broadcast WPHT Radio. The voices of summer return. Phillies have 19 games on television this spring. Nearby Rays, four.
Plus, ESPN will be televising three Phillies games. And, you can watch the games or listen through MLB.com. Only game that is not on any broadcast schedule is March 8, Rays in Port Charlotte.
Camp NotesPedro Feliz was a visitor today as were two bald eagles. Pedro was on the ground, the Eagles perched high on an electric tower on the west side of the park . . . Pro scouts
Gordon Lakey, Dave Hollins, Howie Freiling, Bart Braun and Ed Wade arrive Friday and will be here through Tuesday. Lakey and Braun then move to Arizona with the other three assigned teams in Florida.
Did You Know?
Ray Burris, the new pitching coach at Lehigh Valley, is the only Chicago pitcher who didn’t give up a run in the Phillies 23-22 win at Wrigley Field in 1979. Burris tossed 1.2 innings in the wild game.
Do You Wonder?
If the billions of deleted e-mails are causing the global warming?