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The Philadelphia Phillies Hot Stove Banquet made a stop of Genetti’s in Williamsport.   The Phillies are on the way up thanks, in part, to the input from their minor league system like the NY-Penn League Williamsport Crosscutters. 21 more words

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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

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Former Toronto Blue Jay Michael Saunders reportedly signs with Philadelphia Phillies

Michael Saunders’ time with the Blue Jays has reportedly come to an end. After two seasons in Toronto, the outfielder has agreed to a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, … 209 more words

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Former San Francisco Giants Prospect Edwin Escobar Heading to Japan's NPB

Former Giants prospect Edwin Escobar is heading to the Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan’s NPB on a 90 million yen ($780,000) deal for the 2017 season.  581 more words

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Phillies Cameron Perkins and Hector Neris Have Big Games In Winter Ball

The Phillies major league spring training camp is only five weeks away but a couple of players look ready to report right now.

Yesterday, in the Dominican Winter League clean-up hitter Cameron Perkins went 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs to lead the Gigantes to a must win in the Round Robin round of the playoffs.   201 more words

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Book Review: House of Nails by Lenny Dykstra

House of Nails
Lenny Dykstra
William Morrow, July 2016
ISBN 978-0-0624-0736-8
Hardcover

In a very interesting autobiography, subtitled both “The Construction, The Demolition, The Resurrection” and “A Memoir of Life on the Edge,” this wonderful professional baseball player lays it all out on the line:  His almost obsessive determination to play professional ball from his youngest days, through his accomplishing that and much more, setting all kinds of offensive records in the greatest game in sports (OK, I am not the most objective person in that regard), through his losing almost everything when incarcerated, and then recovering his life when released and finding great success in the business world. 600 more words

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