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We Must Say Goodbye To Jimmy Rollins and Antonio Bastardo As The Phillies Lose And Add Prospects At The Winter Meetings

Though the Phillies did not lose any prospects in the major league portion of the Rule 5 draft they did lose three players in the first round of the minor league AAA portion. We must say goodbye to ground ball … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Sun Day At Phillies Spring Training But Not All The News Is Good!

After a cool start to spring training the weather finally cooperated.  The morning sun lit up the Carpenter Complex and Bright House Field.  The temperature headed toward 70 degrees as the noon hour approached.  After signing his contract early this … Continue reading

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Phillies Shortstop Prospect Edgar Duran Is Having A Breakout Season

The Phillies are loaded with shortstop prospects from Freddy Galvis on the 40 man roster to the New York/Penn League All Star Roman Quinn who broke Williamsport’s records for triples and runs scored this season.  But another shortstop who played … Continue reading

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My Favorite Batting Average Is The One With “Runners In Scoring Position”

Recently much has been made of the fact that the Phillies were not hitting with runners in scoring position.  Lots of base runners but no clutch hits with runners in scoring position.  It’s hard to win games without getting base … Continue reading

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