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Why Michael Saunders is the perfect fit for the 2017 Phillies

By KYLE BENNETT

The 2016 season was not one to remember when it comes to power hitting from the outfield for the Philadelphia Phillies. So, General Manager Matt Klentak went out and upgraded at a position of need on Monday afternoon and signed free agent and former Blue Jays outfielder, … 548 more words

Kyle Bennett

The Top 10 Under-Covered Stories of 2016 (10-1)

I welcome you to my first multi-article series on this blog: Top 10 Under-Covered Stories of 2016. With the end of a year comes the typical best of, worst of, craziest, etc. 7,183 more words

American League

2017 New York Mets: Work in Progress

The New York Mets are still carrying an overcrowded outfield and with major holes still remaining in their upcoming season’s squad, a multitude of questions remain. 486 more words

Top 10 Under-Covered Stories of 2016 (Part 2 of 5)

This is part two of a five-part series detailing the most under-covered stories of 2016.

For part 1, click here.

#8: The Nationals are in Trouble… 938 more words

National League

Offseason Grades: NL East

Jake DeWitt

Philadelphia Phillies (B+)
Key Additions: Joaquin Benoit (RP)
Key Losses: Charlie Morton (SP), AJ Ellis (C)

The Phillies won’t compete in 2017, but are in prime position to be major players in the loaded 2018 free agent market. 421 more words

MLB

The Winter Meetings: 3 Up and 3 Down

The Winter Meetings concluded in Maryland yesterday and the Hot Stove is a burnin’. Here is my take on the three teams that improved the most and those that made some questionable moves. 742 more words

NL East

November 30 Musings: Mets, Jay, CBA, E5

Much to the chagrin of the rest of the NL, Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes inked a 4-year, $110MM pact with the Mets yesterday. Cespedes, since joining the Mets at the trade deadline in 2015 has played 189 games, slashing .282/.348/.554 with 48 HR, 39 doubles and 130 RBI. 1,163 more words

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