Maybe the 'Big Piece' can show the hometown fans that he is still relevant in this series with KC- the fans would love to see him hit the long ball
The Phillies have been playing like champions of late, but tonight they are taking on the true champs of baseball from last year, the Kansas City Royals.
The Royals come into Philly not exactly playing like champs this year, but still on a pace in the AL Central as they come into the weekend series 6.5 GB from the red hot Cleveland Indians, who at the time that I am writing this just beat the Toronto Blue Jays in Toronto in a 19 inning marathon to have won their 14th in a row. Yes, I did write 14 games in a row.
Maybe the championship feeling of the Cavaliers have rubbed off on the baseball team a little.
Anyhow, the Phillies have turned things around a little lately. They have seemingly snapped out of their long losing streak and haven't look back as they bring a 3 game winning streak into the first game of the series with Kansas City. The Phils are 13 GB from the Washington Nationals.
It's fireworks night tonight at the park, a lot more people at the stadium to watch the game and the post game fireworks, let's hope the Phils can make some of their own fireworks on the field tonight.