Friday, May 25, 2012

2012 Phillies Team Issue #13 Freddy Galvis

Phillies 10, Cardinals 9
Game 46 - Thursday Night, May 24th in St. Louis
Record - 23-23, 5th Place, 4 games behind the Nationals

One Sentence Summary:  The Phils survived a slugfest with the Cardinals, winning 10-9 behind a season high 18 hits.

What It Means:  Life!  From the offense!

What Went Right:  Despite Joe Blanton's best efforts to waste a 6-0 lead heading into the third, the Phillies offense refused to give up during this game.  Freddy Galvis led the way going 3 for 5 with 3 RBIs, including a clutch two-out single in the sixth that broke a 7-7 tie.  Shane Victorino also drove in three runs, while Placido Polanco, Carlos Ruiz and Ty Wigginton all enjoyed three-hit nights.

Featured Card:  Message to Topps - Start putting Galvis in your sets.  Note to self - Procure one of Galvis' cards from either 2009 Bowman Chrome Prospects or 2009 Bowman Sterling.  To date, this is Galvis' lone 2012 baseball card, found within the team-issued postcard-sized set.

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