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"He said, 'You look more like a car salesman than a baseball player,'" said Phillips, who actually is a car salesman in the winter, selling Cadillacs in his native San Diego.
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"(When) I hit it. I said, ‘I got it good. I don’t know (if it’s a homer),’ " Phillips recalled. "I haven’t hit enough home runs in my career to say, ‘I got that one.’
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But when a reporter broached the open secret of arbitration considerations, Hoyer replied, "Make sure you write that I had no facial expression when you said that."
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"He threw me a breaking ball that he left up a little bit, and I just put a good swing on it," Phillips said. "It's really nice to do it for the Padres. They're my hometown team, the team I grew up watching."
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Kevin Towers was the Padres’ scouting director. I begged him to let me do anything in my free time. He let me file some (player) reports and run tryout camps. I was very fortunate.
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"Great times," he said, "but my five years in the Marine Corps are the most important in my life because of the consequences."