Thursday, March 30, 2017

2017 Topps Opening Day #17 Maikel Franco

Phillies 8, Tigers 2
Spring Training Game 33 - Wednesday Afternoon, March 29th in Lakeland

Phillies 8, Pirates 2
Spring Training Game 34 - Wednesday Afternoon, March 29th in Bradenton
Record - 14-16-4

One Sentence Summary:  The Phils split their squad and won both their games by a score of 8-2.

What It Means:  The start of the regular season is less than a week away.

What Happened:  In Lakeland, Daniel Nava (1) hit a three-run home run off Justin Verlander.  Rhys Hoskins (3) and Brock Stassi (6) hit back-to-back home runs to start the sixth inning.

In Bradenton, Maikel Franco (6), Aaron Alterr (4) and Cam Perkins (2) all homered for the Phillies.

Featured Card:  I'm officially running out of steam when it comes to doing these spring training game summary posts, so I'll keep it simple and feature Franco's recently released Topps Opening Day card.

Camp Head Count:  33

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