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Freddy Galvis was supposed to be the Phillies shortstop of the future. Then his position switched to second base, as Chase Utley was injured for half of the season last year. Last night he filled in for Michael Young at third base. Galvis is the utility player that every team needs as he can play great defensively and has occasional offense.
Last year Galvis played 55 games at second base, starting 45 of them. He only committed one error. He also turned 31 double plays. Galvis also started four games over at short stop. He had no errors along with four put outs. Last night he played his first game at third base. He had a great defensive play and throw over to first base. He tries his absolute best to make sure a ball doesn’t get by him.
His hitting hasn’t kicked in yet because he has only had 6 at bats. He only has one hit and a walk. If he gets his at bats you can expect his hitting to come to life. Last season he hit .226 with 43 hits. Three of those hits were home runs He isn’...
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Memorial Day at Fenway Park, Boston
Saturday, May 25 to Tuesday, May 28
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I will publish the 2013 ERA for both the NL East and the MLB 5 periodically. The number of games played by the Phillies is in the...
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Phillies center fielder Ben Revere took away at least a double from Reds’ Ryan Hanigan during the 3rd inning of Monday’s game with this amazing full-extension catch. Catch-of-the-year so far in the MLB.
Philadelphia Phillies (6-6) at Cincinnati Reds (5-7)
Cliff Lee (2-0, 1.08) vs. Bronson Arroyo (1-1, 5.25)
Time: 7:10 pm, Great American Ballpark
TV: ESPN, PHL 17
Weather: Partly Cloudy, 68
Media: Twitter and Facebook
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