Brett Phillips played his unexpected pitching opportunity on Friday night.
After the Blue Jays scored in double digits on the real pitcher of Tampa Bay, the Rays’ substitute outfielder was assigned to work at the bottom of the eighth inning.Phillips, his Infectious smile and laughter (Just Google “Brett Phillips laugh”), to make sure his mound work gets the most fun.
This started with his warm-up in the bullpen.
It continues to work with him (think WWE + Jared Hughes).
It lasted until his last game.
Phillips threw his first ball at 94 mph, just to show everyone that he can do it. After that, everything was slow pitching softball-a complete arc.
Yermin Mercedes will try Catch a bat ——If he was not sent to the minor earlier in the day.
The man known as the “Maverick” is as effective as the actual pitcher of the Rays: one run, two hits, two walks, and when he throws the ball down in the presence of a base runner at the base, he Still kept it. He made 23 shots, 12 of which were strikes. These are the three outs he recorded; the last two are highlights from the Tampa Bay infield.
Of course, Phillips later kept a low profile on Twitter.
But if he wants to take pitching seriously, he does have 94 in his back pocket. ..