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Tuesday, September 03, 2019

A lifelong dream washed away

Out of the Philadelphia Phillies’ clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park he strode, past the coaches’ offices and the video room, down the steps, through the dugout tunnel, clad in team-issued, home-white game pants and a T-shirt. It was perhaps 21/2 hours before the first pitch of a game that, judging from a radar full of giant yellow and orange blobs, appeared doomed. He was 30 years old, with eight years in the minors, and that evening, weather permitting, he would be making his big league debut.

Meatwad Posted: September 03, 2019 at 07:54 AM | 10 comment(s)
  Beats: cup o coffee, phils, postponement

 

 

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