Phillies paint the town red for opening day

    In anticipation of opening day on Friday, the Phillies are sponsoring a slew of events to get Philadelphians in that “take me out to the ballgame” mood.

    The Phils warm up their bats in two exhibition games played Tuesday and Wednesday.

    Off the diamond, fans can catch the Phillie Phanatic at the Independence Visitor’s Center at noon on Sunday.

    Monday the Phils host a blood drive at Citizen Bank Park and Thursday the Phillies Ballgirls will show off their new uniforms during a runway show at Macy’s on Market Street.

    For a complete list of events with exact times and locations check out Paint the Town Red Week from

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