Opening night for the Reading Phillies came and went quite quickly. There were a great number of people in attendance and the field played great. It was a little chilly but not as cold as we players expected.
The nerves are out and we’re ready to go. Everyone is usually uneasy because we all want to get off to a great start. No one wants to be the guy with the really bad start, trying to fight back later on in the season. A great start can make the entire season a little bit easier on you as a player. We had a couple of players who did well opening night; catcher Tuffy Gosewisch had 3 hits along with first basemen Brian Stavisky. They came right out the gate swinging.
We ended up loosing opening night but it’s a long season as you know and we know that we have a great team. So now that we got that out the way, let’s play some baseball!