Dallas Keuchel wants the Phillies to know they made a mistake.
So, after Keuchel threw six innings of one-run ball in Atlanta’s 3-1 win over Philadelphia on Wednesday, the lefty poked a little bit of fun at the Phillies for not going after him in free agency.
“If you don’t come calling, what is there to be mad about?” Keuchel told reporters after the game when asked if he had any extra motivation to beat a Phillies team that decided not to give him a deal. “I think a lot of those guys over there in that front office are second-guessing themselves. And I would, too.”
Keuchel went unsigned over the offseason and was available until after the MLB draft in June. At that time, the Phillies trailed the Braves in the National League East and were in clear need of pitching.
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