PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Phillies will have a special guest in the park Saturday. Sixers’ guard Tyrese Maxey will throw out the first pitch before the game against the Atlanta Braves.
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Saturday’s game is a 6:05 p.m. start.
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The 20-year-old Maxey became a fan favorite in his rookie year after the Sixers drafted him 21st overall out of Kentucky.