Back to interleague play with these two games in Cleveland, tonight and Wednesday night. Who’ll DH?
Charlie has plenty of options. He could “rest” players from playing on defense….Chase, Ryan, J-Roll, Mike Young, Nix. All are candidates. The Phillies will have 15 more interleague games this season following this series.
In Cleveland’s Progressive Park, Phillies are 3-3.
It’ll be homecoming for Charlie who was a coach and manager for the Indians. In the other dugout are ex-Phillies Terry Francona and Brad Mills. Three former Phillies are on the Cleveland DL: RHP Brett Myers, C Lou Marson and OF Michael Bourn.
Dallas Green, along with Alan Maimon, has authored an autobiography through Triumph Books. They’ll sign books this Saturday at the Barnes & Noble store, 1901 Sproul Road in Broomall, PA, starting at 11 a.m.
Book will also be available at the Majestic Clubhouse Store in Citizens Bank Park. Dallas will have multiple signings prior to games this season. Will keep you informed.
Oh, the title? The Mouth That Roared. Very fitting for the guy called Whispers.
Minor League Report
**Lehigh Valley lost, 6-2, at Louisville. 2B Cesar Hernandez, 3 hits to boost average to .380; also stole his 6th base. LHP Adam Morgan (1-2) lost, 4 runs in 6 innings.
**Reading was rained out at home.
**Clearwater allowed 3 unearned runs in the top of the 9th in losing to Ft. Myers, 5-4. RF Kelly Dugan hit 1st home run.
**Lakewood lost a pair at Asheville, 11-6 and 10-8.
This DateApril 30, 1887—Phillies beat New York, 19-10, in the first game played at Broad and Huntington Streets Park, later known as Baker Bowl.
April 30, 1961—Manager Gene Mauch uses seven pinch hitters, five in one inning, as Phillies prevail, 11-7, in 10 innings in St. Louis.
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