Werth: 'I hate the Phillies'

Has Jayson Werth lost his shot at a warm reception in Philadelphia? (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Jayson Werth may have turned whatever cheers he would receive in his return to Citizens Bank Park into boos.

The Washington Post's Tom Boswell wrote about Werth in Sunday's paper. Here is an excerpt:

Once Werth got back behind the cage, Rizzo said, "I hate the [expletive] Phillies." The GM then ran off a list of borderline dirty plays and purpose pitches in recent years by the Nats' nemesis. "I hate the Phillies, too," said Werth. Unspoken, but hanging in the air was a new idea for the Nats: So, let's play more like the Phillies: mean, grimy and a little nasty.

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