Ty Wigginton goes one-on-one with Jim Salisbury
Mon, 27 Feb 2012|
Jim Salisbury catches up with one of the newest Phillies' bench players, Ty Wigginton. 2/27/12
Title last few years it seems like every July there's a rumor that I wouldn't and is going to be a Philly. There was a phone call like when you know you're finally traded the Phillies this winter. There was pure excitement you know. I -- difficult from then -- -- Bowden tell me mr. mean when he said the Phillies I think caller didn't sit there and smile. Tough opponent ran in a -- with a little kid and and was very excited to. To put on review for. What excited you so much about the source I think become -- -- -- style baseball employed. You know it seems like you know they got a great pitching which there but he knows about me. And their position players they're not just on. In VP candidates but they're they're -- a -- in the right way and don't. You know as a player you respect. Teams -- that we play against some men and you know sized businesses and did you hear your name connected to the Phillies trade rumors last few years especially when -- Baltimore. Yeah I mean you -- the rumors and you know I think you learn as a player on their only rumors until until submit -- -- on the shoulder and tells you up to as -- rumors come true -- them. You know you learn to avoid those -- and worried about what you're doing on a daily basis have you gotten the kind of a feel for your role will be here. You know right now I'm just -- trying to get ready for his many positions as possible and and we're however they need to use me on more than wounded do. You could be one of the guys this is quite a bit of time at first base as Ryan Howard man's. How you do you know preparing to play some first on the you know the last few years -- put a lot of first there's a stand down Baltimore and I got to play over there quite a bit on. But down. You know it's it's its position when you move around you kind of -- to treat every grumbles a grumble and fumbles a fly ball doesn't matter where you're you sort of attention to go to the right spot.