Daily News columnist Marcus Hayes takes a look ahead at Phillies season

     Philadelphia Phillies' Cesar Hernandez runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Scott Feldman in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Cincinnati. (Gary Landers/AP Photo)

    Philadelphia Phillies' Cesar Hernandez runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Scott Feldman in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Cincinnati. (Gary Landers/AP Photo)

    The Philadelphia Phillies opened their 2017 season with a win on Monday, beating the Reds in Cincinnati 4 to 3. 

    It’s an encouraging sign for a young ball club still a couple of years from likely playoff contention. 

    NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller spoke with Philadelphia Daily News columnist Marcus Hayes about what the next 161 games are likely to hold for these Phillies.

    Listen to their conversation below.

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