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Hunter Pence Goes Deep in First Spring At Bat

Mar 3, 2012, 5:13 PM EDT

The Phillies dropped their first Grapefruit League game of 2012 to the Yankees. But Cole Hamels and Hunter Pence looked sharp.
Hunter Pence got the baseball juices flowing by destroying a baseball in the Phillies first Grapefruit League game of the season. Cole Hamels looked sharp in his two innings of work and Jonathan Papelbon made his debut in Phillies red, pitching a scoreless frame. [video below]

[watch Pence's two-run home run here]

The final score favored the Yankees, but the important thing is that baseball is back in our lives and on our TVs.

For more photos from the Phillies-Yankees game click here. And the AP ‘cap.

And it’s this time of year that T-Mac and Wheels aren’t even annoying yet!