While Mother Nature delayed the start of Friday night’s series opener between the Phillies and visiting Tampa Bay Rays, Twitter updates suggested that Citizens Bank Park had been struck by lightning.
Lightning jjust knocked the scoreboard out.
— Amanda Orr (@amandax23) June 23, 2012
I think we were just hit by lightning.
— Matt Gelb (@magelb) June 23, 2012
A huge crush of thunder/lightening was followed by a video announcement that the fire alarm had been activated and to leave the bldg #oops
— Leslie Gudel (@lesliegudel) June 23, 2012
Well, if that doesn’t give the Phillies a spark at home, what will?