David Montgomery


There was a familiar face in the Phillies’ dugout before Wednesday’s game. Larry Bowa was back in the spot he manned from 2001 to 2004 when he managed the club.


I spent the better part of the spring trying to convince my seven-year-old, Little League-playing son to stop swinging the bat like a golf club and hit down on the ball, not swing for the fences.


On Thursday, the Phillies continued their 29-year support of the fight against ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).


The Phillies open spring training Wednesday in Clearwater, Fla. In advance of the first workout and the countdown to opening day, we take a daily look at the top storylines in camp.