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Yankees’ Gary Sanchez strokes a two-run single against the Red Sox in London on June 30 (Tim Ireland)
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Monday Quickie Quiz & Single Digits - Phillies, Red Sox, Yankees, J.T. Realmuto, Scott Kingery, Jimmy Wilson

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

MONDAY’S QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> At this point, it appears J.T. Realmuto will be the only Phillie in the July 9 All-Star Game, which would mark the third time they were represented only by a catcher. The first was Jimmy Wilson in 1935. Who was the other?

(Answer Below)

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MONDAY’S SINGLE DIGITS

>>> The Phillies have played 15 games against the Marlins in Miami since July 13, 2018. Here is how their record in those games break down:

4-0 . . . Jake Arrieta starts
2-9 . . . Jake Arrieta does not start

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>>> Scott Kingery − all 5-foot-10, 180 pounds of him – has a slugging percentage of .591. That would be the highest of any Phillie (min.: 100 PA) in the expansion era (since 1961) listed at 185 or fewer pounds (according to the database at baseball-reference.com).

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>>> The Red Sox scored 10 runs in the first innings of their two games with the Yankees in London. They scored 11 runs over the rest of both contests.

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Catcher Mike Lieberthal was the Phillies’ lone representative in the 2000 All-Star Game.