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Jayson Werth: 'Good to be back and get cheered'

Howard Eskin
August 08, 2018 - 10:58 am

Philly fans squashed their beef with Jayson Werth on Sunday when the former Phillies outfielder returned to Citizens Bank Park as part of the 2008 reunion. 

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"I don't know if it surprised me," Werth said on The Howard Eskin Podcast about the ovation he received on Sunday. "It was definitely good to be back in Philadelphia and good to get cheered. That was a pretty special day, the other day, and a pretty special team."

Jayson Werth, 39, said he called every team this offseason to try to get a job...except for the Mets. "I wouldn't play for the Mets," he said. 

Listen to the full interview below.