On this edition of At The Yard, Corey Seidman and Jim Salisbury say J.T. Realmuto has more than lived up to the reputation of baseball's best catcher. He might also be the team's MVP so far, which one teammate predicted.
The Phillies have some questions in center field and Odubel Herrera may not be the answer.
Is the NL East now a two-team race?
Complete coverage of the Fightin' Phils and their MLB rivals from NBC Sports Philadelphia.
Also, Jim shares some of his favorite Cole Hamels memories as the lefty prepares to face the Phillies for the very first time.
0:30 - J.T. Realmuto has been better than advertised.
4:30 - Why Realmuto shouldn't focus on hitting home runs.
6:00 - Jean Segura "punches the ball in the nose." What does that mean?
7:30 - Phillies need to figure out their CF situation.
13:00 - How much has CF position changed over the years?
15:30 - Bryce Harper's defensive impact a surprise?
17:30 - Phillies killing it during their tough stretch.
21:30 - Is the NL East a two-team race?
25:00 - Has Hector Neris turned a corner?
29:30 - Fondest Cole Hamels memories, non-2008 edition.