“Kind of weird, you know,” Freddy Galvis said last night before the Phils-Padres game in which he went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, “but it was good.”
By Sam Bush
This marked his first game against the Phillies since they traded him to the Padres for Enyel De Los Santos in December.
“I’m not 15 years old — I’m 28,” Galvis said. “I know what it is. I know it’s a business, part of the business. Move on, and that’s it.”
Galvis played 642 games in a Phillies uniform from 2012 to 2017, years when the Phillies were the joke of the league. When he arrived Friday, the Phillies held a half-game lead in the National League East.
“I know I helped those guys to build what they’re doing right now,” Galvis said. “I’ve seen all those guys as soon as they came into the big leagues. For a moment, I was like the big bro.”
“This team gave me the opportunity to be a professional player,” he said. “Every time I come here is going to be a special moment for me.”