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Monday, March 11, 2019

Aaron Nola can’t wait to get a taste of that Citizens Bank Park electricity

SARASOTA, Fla. — The sold-out crowd of 10,276 at Spectrum Field on Saturday gave Aaron Nola a taste of what to expect on March 28 when he makes his second consecutive opening day start.

The difference for Nola this time around, aside from the incredible hype surrounding this Phillies team, is that he won’t be opening on the road.

What’s Nola expecting the atmosphere to be like for that 3:05 p.m. game against the Braves?

“Oh, crazy,” he said. “Packed house. I haven’t opened up in Philly since I’ve been here. It was a packed house with Bryce yesterday and I’m pretty sure with the hype already, it’s gonna be a packed house.”

Doesn’t “electricity”, in the context of a Philadelphia sporting venue, mean that they are about to throw batteries?

 

QLE Posted: March 11, 2019 at 09:42 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: aaron nola, citizens bank park, philadephia

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   1. Padraic Posted: March 11, 2019 at 12:16 PM (#5821858)
Staleness is the soul of wit. To the author's point, standing room going for $90 right now. Hopefully, Gabe won't pull Nola after 70 pitches again...

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