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Frank Klose
Philadelphia, PA
College professor and doctoral student just blogging for a distraction from the rest of life
Interests: Phillies baseball!
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With the clock down to roughly 24 hours until the Flyers and forward Brayden Schenn go to an arbitration hearing, the tipping point is here. Continue reading
According to Tim Wharnsby of CBC Sports, the Flyers have offered Schenn what is at least a two-year deal where Schenn will make $4.25 million in 2016-17 and $4.37 million in 2017-18. Schenn is asking for a salary of $5.5 million next season. Continue reading
Fletcher Cox is the Eagles large investment this season, but after making such an investment has failed other NFL teams in the past, is Cox worth the cost for the Eagles? Continue reading
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Former Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins has begun appearing on Fox Sports FS1. Continue reading
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The Phillies designated Daniel Stumpf for assignment and recalled Severino Gonzalez. Continue reading
The Flyers will be featured 20 times on NBC and NBCSN in the 2016-17 season. Continue reading
As the Eagles enter the second half of their schedule, things get tough as they are set to face three playoff teams. Will Carson Wentz finally get his shot at starting QB? Continue reading
Flyers captain Claude Giroux returned to the ice on Wednesday for the first time since having offseason surgery to repair a sports hernia just over two months ago. Continue reading
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The San Francisco Giants scouted Phillies relievers Jeanmar Gomez and David Hernandez this week while searching for bullpen help. Continue reading
A detailed look at what makes Flyers captain Claude Giroux's ranking as the league's leader in scoring over the last five seasons not much of a surprise at all. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies July 19, 2016 matchup against the Miami Marlins is previewed. Continue reading
If there’s one thing we can say about Doug Pederson so far, it’s that he has never wavered in his decision at the quarterback position. Sam Bradford is the No. 1. Carson Wentz is here, first and foremost, to learn. That stance remained true one week before the Eagles open training camp. Continue reading
When training camp begins for the Eagles next Monday, there will instantly be a different feel to the way camp is run under new head coach Doug Pederson, a physical environment where hitting will be a necessary part of season preparation. Continue reading
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This week's Phillies mailbag examines Vince Velasquez's innings, trading Carlos Ruiz or Ryan Howard, and Jorge Alfaro's rank among Phillies catchers. Continue reading
With training camp just one week away, Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor has been cleared of any pending charges in a sexual assault case. Allegations were made towards Agholor in early June. Continue reading
The Flyers teamed up with the reigning World Champion Kansas City Royals for an interesting look into the similarities of developing players for Major League Baseball and the NHL. Continue reading
The Eagles face an integral stretch during the second quarter of their schedule, with three games against divisional foes. Continue reading
Phillies starter Zach Eflin got the Phillies only hit as the Phillies fell to the New York Mets and Jacob deGrom. Continue reading
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The Flyers announced that second-round pick Pascal Laberge has signed an entry-level deal, according to GM Ron Hextall. Continue reading
The Philadelphia Phillies released veteran reliever Edward Mujica Thursday morning at his request.. Continue reading
A look at the first four games on the Eagles 2016 schedule and predictions for how those matchups may turn out. Continue reading
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As the years pass and the number of prospects with NHL potential and great expectations increases, so does the pressure of making the knee-jerk reaction of calling up a prospect to the big club. The name of Ron Hextall’s game is patience, and no player is going to change that. Continue reading
It's been 20 years since the Philadelphia Phillies last hosted the MLB All-Star Game. Will it be another 10 before they host their next one? Continue reading
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The Phillies have hosted three All-Star games since the game's inception in 1933. We overview each game's interesting factoids that made them unique. Continue reading
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A few observations from the weekend at development camp and some things to watch as the offseason progresses and training camp begins. Continue reading