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Phillies 2017 Preview: Starting Pitchers (Part 1)

Snow has hit Philadelphia once again. Just when you thought spring was approaching and a faint echo resembling the crack of a bat starting tickling your eardrums, a layer of the white stuff blanketed the city and put a damper on the excitement. 1,056 more words


Cubs Did All Right With Kris Bryant

The Chicago Cubs beat the Astros last night 2-0 and lowered their Magic number down to 7. Folks, that’s seven games until they’ve clinched their division. 532 more words

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Phillies Pitching Prospects Don't Need to be Rushed

Coming into this season, there was a solid chance the Phillies rotation was going to be rough. If the 2015 rotation was any indication, the Phillies weren’t going to have anything close to solid starting pitching. 387 more words


It Was A "good news" "bad news" Day In the Phillies Farm System

Yesterday was a “bad”news,”good news” kind of day in the Phillies farm system. One of the ¬†highlights of my day though was watching MLB.TV and the Phillies Front Office types sitting behind home plate at First Energy Stadium, squirming a bit, watching the 19-4 slugfest that took place. 385 more words

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Baseball Prospectus Ranks Phillies System #4

Even with opening day a mere few days away (and the Phillies Futures Series even sooner), prospect ranking isn’t over yet with Baseball Prospectus releasing their 2016 organizational rankings. 220 more words

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