Reminder: The Phillies do have guys that can hit some homers occasionally

Reminder: The Phillies do have guys that can hit some homers occasionally
March 26, 2014, 7:33 am
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I know you're all recovering from the news that Kevin Frandsen is no longer in the Phillies organization while also dealing with the reality that Bobby Abreu still has a decent shot at making the opening day roster when the team flies north later this week, but here's a little ray of sunshine from Florida last night: Ryan Howard and Marlon Byrd hit back-to-back jacks.

The Phils took on the Yankees on Tuesday night and won the Grapefruit League contest 6-0. Jeff Manship is your new shirsey candidate this season.

While some scouts have said Ryan Howard has looked lost at the plate this spring, he certainly connected for a bomb on this swing:

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You may remember the female face on YES Network there as former Sixers sideline reporter and 950 the Fanatic host Meredith Marakovits. Can she switch over to work for the Braves or something? Mush.

Here's Byrd's blast:

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