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April 05, 2018

Photos: Scenes from the Phillies home opener

The Phillies shut out the Marlins, 5-0, at Citizens Bank Park

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The Philadelphia Phillies shut out the Miami Marlins, 5-0, in the 2018 home opener at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, April 5. This is a panoramic from the first inning.

The Philadelphia Phillies finally ended their six-game losing streak in home openers on Thursday with a 5-0 win over the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. Temperatures were only in the 40s, but a crowd of over 40,000 showed up to cheer on the home team despite the blustery conditions. 

Here's a look at some photos from the game.

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A panoramic photo of fans arriving at the Philadelphia Phillies home opener at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday, April 5, 2018.


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Third baseman Maikel Franco drove in four of the Phillies' five runs in the team's 2018 home opener.


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The Philadelphia Phillies pause for a moment of silence along the first base line in remembrance of late pitcher Roy Halladay before the start of the home opener.


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The Phillie Phanatic looks on as the players are introduced prior to the home opener.


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A young fan looks out on the field from behind home plate before the first pitch is thrown at the Phillies 2018 home opener.


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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday's home opener.


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Nick Pivetta of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches during the first inning of the Phillies home opener.


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The weather was sunny and in the 40s for Thursday's home opener as a chilly wind slept through Citizens Bank Park.


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Miguel Rojas of the Miami Marlins bounds towards first base, but is tagged out by Carlos Santana.


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Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco fouls the ball back during the home opener against the Miami Marlins.