PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Jayson Werth stepped to the batter’s box in the ninth inning of Wednesday’s game at Citizens Bank Park and tipped his cap.

After all, the 38-year-old — who is in the final year of his contract — may be stepping to the plate in Philadelphia for the final time.

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But the response from Phillies fans was the same one Werth has been used to since leaving the Phillies after the 2010 season: boos.

After the game, Werth said he was paying his respect to the city and franchise where he bloomed, helping the team to a World Series title in 2008.

Werth struck out swinging on four pitches.