Chris Christie went low on Phillies fans when he ripped into our city and our ball park the other night. In something of a disappointment, Phillies legend Larry Bowa mostly went high when he responded to Christie's comments on Friday down in Clearwater at the team's spring training complex.
"If Chris Christie wants to come down here and take some ground balls, I'll be glad to hit him some," Bowa told CSNPhilly's John Clark. "He needs a lot of work."
Bowa, now a Phillies bench coach, was known for never sugar coating things as a player and manager. So we're a little bummed he didn't swing back a little harder.
Larry Bowa: "If Chris Christie wants to come down here and take some ground balls, I'll be glad to hit him some... He needs a lot of work"😂😂 pic.twitter.com/5kiZTBY2wg— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) February 17, 2017
I guess we'll have to rely on the Phillies Twitter from now on when it comes to good digs.
Bowa also commented on the minor outrage over the Tug McGraw painting down at the Phillies Clearwater complex.
Larry Bowa on Mets Tug of war: "Theyre starting to dig themselves a little bit. Everybody has their ups and downs. We'll be back up there" pic.twitter.com/ViN66D6jRd— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) February 17, 2017