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WATCH: Welcome Home Phillies Season Preview

Watch the full special in the video embedded below!

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The time is almost here Phillies fans! We’re only a few hours away from opening day!

The Phillies opened their season at Citizens Bank Park against their NL East division rivals the Atlanta Braves on Friday, March 29. Ahead of the big game, NBC10 aired two special season previews to get fans excited!

The first “Welcome Home Phillies Season Preview” special features coverage of spring training, exclusive interviews with Phillies players, a celebration of 20 years at Citizens Bank Park, an inside look at CBP events, a preview of the team’s upcoming trip to London and much more!

The second "Welcome Home Phillies Season Preview" featured a health update from a Phillies legend, a day in the life of another Phillies legend, a day to remember for a diehard Phillies fan and a Phillies player reacting to baseball's funniest viral videos.

Watch the full special in the video embedded above as well as all the specific segments in the videos embedded below!

Chance of a lifetime

Matt Limaye, a 17-year-old diehard Phillies fan, got the chance to manage his favorite team for a Spring Training game after his father made the winning bid to the Phils' annual Phantastic Auction. NBC10's Tracy Davidson shows us Matt's incredible day with the Phillies.

Charlie Manuel doing better after health scare

Legendary Phillies manager Charlie Manuel says he's lucky to be alive after suffering a stroke in September of last year. He provided an update on his health after returning to Spring Training. NBC Sports Philadelphia's John Clark has his story. 

Stubbs gets social

Phillies catcher Garrett Stubbs has a reputation as the team's resident funny guy. Watch as he grades baseball's funniest viral videos on a scale of 1 to 5 Phanatics. 

A day with Larry Bowa

NBC10 spent a day at Spring Training with legendary Phillies player and manager Larry Bowa. Now 78 years young, Larry is still having a major impact on the Phils today. NBC10's Fred Shropshire has the story.

Phillies prepare to run it back

The Philadelphia Phillies are preparing to run it back after coming up short of winning the World Series in their last two seasons. Bryce Harper, Trea Turner, Matt Strahm, Nick Castellanos, Kyle Schwarber, Bryson Stott, Rob Thomson and Dave Dombrowski talk about the importance of having everyone back and their team's chemistry as they work to return to the World Series and win the whole thing. NBC Sports Philadelphia's John Clark has the story.

The journey of Orion Kerkering

Orion Kerkering could be a vital pitcher for the Phillies this year. Former Phillies relief pitcher and NBC Sports Philly commentator Ricky Bottalico shares Orion’s story and the role he hopes to have with the team.

An inside look at Citizens Bank Park

Phillies play by play announcer Tom McCarthy takes us through some of his favorite spots at Citizens Bank Park as it celebrates its 20th anniversary.

The Phillies RBI program

Two fields at FDR Park are the primary homes for the Phillies Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program. As NBC10's Deanna Durante shows us, its a yearlong mission for the Phils. 

UK Phillies fan excited for London game

The Phillies will take on the New York Mets in London on June 8 and June 9 in the third edition of MLB's London series. NBC10's Tim Furlong speaks with Dave Shaw, who runs the UK Phillies social media account, about how excited he is about the upcoming trip.

1-on-1 with Dave Dombrowski

Philadelphia Phillies president Dave Dombrowski spoke with NBC Sports Philadelphia's John Clark about the team's championship goals this year.

Rob Thomson and Brandon Marsh give back on MLK Day

Phillies manager Rob Thomson and outfielder Brandon Marsh visited Kensington to give back to the community on MLK Day. NBC10's Lucy Bustamante gives us an inside look.
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