Intrasquad game was a chance for the Phillies to knock off
Fri, 22 Feb 2013|
Jim Salisbury talks to the Phillies after their intrasquad game. 2/22/2013
Today's intra squad game off the -- the chance to. Knock off a little rust and Charlie Manuel liked what he saw. We worked hard we put in quality work we've been very vocal and our teaching and coaching. And I think you would go over so -- fundamental base the situation that they really did a good job we definitely on the same page. And we definitely start. Those economy goes. Nice thing out there behind given the -- And you're young is going to the first -- of the way you know it plays that are gonna happen during the season that obviously the rust off of as a -- very -- The hitting stars of the game were too young outfielders that the Phillies hope we'll give their offense a spark this season. Darin -- and Dominic brown were combined four for four with three doubles but good start for two guys trying to win starting jobs at this. We're just trying to you know have some quality at bats and now. See the ball well. And -- to -- at that time united. What you do in spring training you know is this is good but not trying to peak you know come come April. If something's going to them. The whole offseason. Last season -- and Williams starts on a pretty girls on just on trying to keep it going to try to continue to keep grown. Chase Utley was all for one with a strikeout and walk in the intra squad game. He'll play again tomorrow in what will be his first grapefruit league game since 2000 and -- Keeping Utley and Howard healthy is a major priority. After injuries derailed the Phillies chances last season. We've always had two managers -- were always able to overcome all. But that saint -- last year that I impact to a third and fourth hitter in effect we have Holliday out quite well too. All of you put all that together and that was that might have been too much force because we like we could never. We could put that kind of -- players back in our lineup. Yeah -- will not make the trip to Lakeland on Sunday as club officials continue to monitor his playing time. Ryan Howard will play in the next two games including Sundays. In Lakeland and that's going to be a terrific pitching match up. Roy Halladay Justin Verlander to former Cy Young winners.