PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It was another busy All-Star week for Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto and his wife Lexi as the couple welcomed their second child into the world. The Phillies’ lone All-Star made the announcement on his Instagram page Thursday night.
“Willa Mae graced us with her presence,” Realmuto said in the post.
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The Phillies and former players, including Shane Victorino, congratulated the couple.READ MORE: Philadelphia International Airport To Continue To Work With Major Air Carriers, Industry Partners On 5G Preparations
But this isn’t the first time the couple celebrated a birth and an All-Star selection within the same week.
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The Phillies return to the field on Friday to start a three-series with the Washington Nationals.