Vance Worley more than held his own against the potent Red Sox lineup on Wednesday evening, helping the Phils to a 2-1 win and series victory. The rookie has been getting praise from his teammates, manager, and even opposing players for his poise on the mound. But praise alone won't get you Dustin Pedroia's autograph.
Big League Stew has a fun story of how Worley sent an attendent over to the Sox clubhouse before the game in search of Pedroia's signature, but was denied until the two met.
The strange rules governing MLB player etiquette. Us common folk will never understand.
Here's the Phils talking about Worley's growth: