PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 08: Kyle Schwarber #12 of the Philadelphia Phillies is congratulated by Bryce Harper #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies after he hit a home run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of the Opening Day game at Citizens Bank Park on April 8, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

See what Andrew Salciunas found in The Audio Vault today. Every day he dives deep into the Vault to pull out pieces of audio relevant to the day. And with it being Opening Day, there is only one way Andrew could go with today’s Audio Vault. He gathered 6 great moments from Opening Day, or the Phillies Home Opener, from team history. The moments we remember all these years later. Leadoff home runs, debuts, the opening of ballparks, and big-time hits. Andrew had all of that and more in today’s Vault.

Opening Day is right up there with Christmas for one of the best days of the year. Baseball is back. Even when your team sucks, there is still something special about Opening Day. Luckily for us, this Phillies team appears to be very good. But before we can see them play, lets look at what past teams did on Opening Day.

Here are the 6 Opening Day Moments Andrew played in The Audio Vault today…

  1. Larry Bowa Gets First Hit and Stolen Base at Veterans Stadium
  2. Placido Polanco Gets 6 RBIs and a Grand Slam in his first Game Back with the Phillies
  3. John Mayberry Jr. Walks it Off
  4. Bryce Harper Makes His Phillies Debut
  5. Andrew McCutchen Hits a Lead Off HR
  6. Kyle Schwarber Hits a Lead Off HR

You can listen to the full segment below…

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The Audio Vault-10 Best Moments From The Phillies 2022 Postseason

See what Andrew Salciunas found in The Audio Vault today. Andrew and Anthony Gargano are live from Clearwater this week. So all week they are celebrating the Phillies in The Audio Vault. Yesterday he played the best moments from the Phillies’ regular season last year. And today they moved on to the Phillies’ magical Post-Season run.

It was the run no one saw coming. As they talked about in yesterday’s Vault, the Phillies limped into the playoffs. But then something clicked. They beat the Cardinals, the Braves, and then the Padres to get all the way to the World Series. And while the run sadly ended there, it was still a great ride. they lost just two games combined between those 3 series and none at home. The fans showed up, and the team gave them a show. Big comebacks, bat spikes, massive Hrs. We had missed Phillies post-season baseball for over a decade. But they more than made up for that lost time.

But what were the best moments? Andrew made his list. And since he is in Clearwater, he asked Dylan MacKinnon to help pull them from the Vault so they could play them for you all today. Join Andrew and Anthony below as the relived the best moments from the Phillies 2022 Post-season.


  • 10) Marsh HR Off of Morton

    Brandon Marsh got Game 4 vs the Braves started with a bang. He gave the Phillies a quick 3-0 lead hitting it into the outfield seats in the 2nd inning.

  • 9) JT Realmuto Inside the Park HR

    You dont see many inside the park HRs. You definitely didn’t see many from catchers. And before JT Realmuto, we have never seen an inside-the-park HR by a catcher in the playoffs. That all changed in a series-clinching game 4 vs the Braves.

  • 8) Harper's HR vs the Cardinals

    Harper had a post-season for the ages. And it all started in game 2 vs the Cardinals. He led off the inning with what would eventually be the game-winning, and series-winning HR.

  • 7) Segura Go Ahead RBI vs the Cardinals in Game 1

    The post-season run may not have happened were it not for this hit by Jean Segura in game 1 vs the Cardinals. He completed the 9thing inning comeback, which eventually gave the Phillies the win.

  • 6) JT Realmuto Go Ahead HR in Extras vs Astros

    That was not the only big HR off the bat of The Best Catcher in Baseball though in the post-season. It was Realmuto’s 10th-inning blast vs the Astros that helped the Phillies win game 1.

  • 5) Stott Battles Spencer Strider

    Before the Hoskins Bat Spike, there was the 9-pitch at-bat by Stott. He fouled off pitch after pitch vs Spencer Strider. And eventually, he won, sending a double into right field to drive in Brandon Marsh, setting up a massive inning for the Phillies.

  • 4) Rhys Hoskins Bat Spike

    Speaking of unforgettable moments, there was Rhy Hoskins emphatic bat spike. What made it great was not just the play itself, which was a 3-run HR that blew game 3 vs the Braves wide open. But also because of everything that led up to it. Rhys was not a popular man in Philly before the hit. His errors (they were not recorded as errors but lets face it, they were errors) cost them game 2. And he was not hitting in the post-season before that. But with one swing, he won the hearts and minds of Philly fans back.


  • 3) Final Out vs Braves

    And you cant have a list of the best moments and leave out the moment they made beat the Braves to make it to the NLCS.

  • 2) Final Out vs Padres

    Likewise, you can’t leave out the moment they beat the Padres to make it to the World Series.

  • 1) Bryce Harper Go Ahead HR vs Padres

    The moment none of us will soon forget is Bryce Harpers’ go-ahead HR in game 5 vs the Padres. The Phillies had just blown a lead due to inclement weather. They were in danger of having to take the series back to San Diego. But Harper was having none of that. With JT Realmuto on the bases, Harper clubbed a go-ahead 2-run shot into left field, which would eventually give them the win and clinch the series.

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