The Phillies 2017 opening day lineup's walkup music

The Phillies 2017 opening day lineup's walkup music

CITIZENS BANK PARK, PA -- Baseball is back in Philadelphia this afternoon and while it may be cold and the Phillies may be losing very early on, there's plenty of excitement about the return of so many things.

Hot dogs, beer, the Phanatic dumping popcorn on people.

And the familiar sounds of the ball park. Not just the crack of the bat and the pop of the mitt, but also the songs that could become the next Kashmir by Led Zeppelin or Three Little Birds by Bob Marley.

Here's the Phillies lineup for the 2017 home opener against the Nationals and their walk-up music, according to the Phillies website.

1. Cesar Hernandez - Creo En Ti by Julio Melgar

2. Howie Kendrick - Dey Know by Shawty Lo

3. Odubel Herrera - Rompe La Centara by Alexis Y Fido

4. Maikel Franco - either De Vitrina by El Mayor Clasico OR Yo Llegare by Secreto El Famoso

5. Michael Saunders - Hypnotize by The Notorious B.I.G.

6. Tommy Joseph - It'z Just What We Do by Florida Georgia Line

7. Cameron Rupp - Fix by Chris Lane 

8. Freddy Galvis - Ponmela En El Aire by Apache and Canserbero 

9. Vince Velasquez - Jungle by X Ambassadors 

Players not in today's lineup: Aaron Atherr - Riot by Tedashii OR Smile by Kirk Franklin, Daniel Nava - Sidelines by Lecrae, Brock Stassi - Regulate by Warren G.

New York media talking head loses his mind over Giants awful offensive line


New York media talking head loses his mind over Giants awful offensive line

Can't say we're super familiar with the work of Don La Greca, whose bio says he's a co-host on the Michael Kay Show on ESPN Radio, but I'm going to go out on a limb and say he's either a total joy to listen to or absolutely a chainsaw to your ears.

One or the other, tough to say.

But it's hard to argue with the impressiveness of the rant he went on regarding the New York Giants offensive line the other day.

The stats he quotes are just hard to argue with in any capacity.

Regardless of how you feel about advanced stats, I thinkk we can all agree the Eagles D-Line is gonna go all Pythagoras on the Eli this weekend.

Former Phillies reliever Pat Neshek angry with Zack Greinke over autograph fiasco

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Former Phillies reliever Pat Neshek angry with Zack Greinke over autograph fiasco

Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke will sign an autograph for me, but not former Phillies reliever Pat Neshek.

Years ago, when Greinke played for the Kansas City Royals, he autographed a baseball for me before a game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Neshek, however, was not as lucky.

In addition to pitching for the Rockies, Neshek is an avid baseball memorabilia collector. He has written about it in the past on his website, and apparently is a frequent poster on the message board.

Hat tip to Deadspin here: Neshek recently posted on the message board under the username "heat17" about a dispute with Greinke at a game against the Diamondbacks a few weeks ago, ripping the starting pitcher for refusing to sign an autograph for him.

Neshek wrote ...

"I asked him at the all star game if he would sign for me and he said he would... so a couple weeks ago we played them and I sent over the cards I needed signed... basically 3 league leaders cards with Kershaw and Wainwright already done and 2 from 2015 to complete the set. He said no... I waited around for him during batting practice and went up to him and he totally denied having the conversation at the all star game... I then asked why this was a problem and he said it's because "I wear him out." Hard to wear someone out when he has never signed for me. This is the only a-hole in major league baseball that has been a turd to me."

Neshek later compared Greinke's behavior to a few other MLB players he has dealt with in the past, but said he has "never seen anything like Greinke."

"So going back to the conversation I said can you just get these done it will take 5 seconds... just draw a little z on them for me... He said no I will never sign for you... I walked away... a couple minutes later I confronted him in the outfield while he was jogging and told him what I thought of him... he just kept on running then said I wouldn't even sign for your kid if he asked.... I wanted to laugh knowing he had probably thought of that line for a long time and that was the best he could come up with... I then let him know what I thought of him again and being the socially awkward guy he is ran back to the dugout and went inside. Soooo I'm done with this guy. I'm basically gonna have to trade with someone on here to 50/50 them down the road."

When his message board posts recieved attention, he poked fun at the issue on Twitter.

After a few hours of attention, it seems like Neshek has moved past the dispute.