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With the Phillies reaching the All-Star break, this article covers the Fightins and their rivals injuries and FanGraphs’ odds for serious October baseball from making the playoffs to winning the World Series. Continue reading
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With the Phillies reaching the halfway point of 81 games on July 5, this article covers the pitching and offensive rankings and the predictions at that point for the National League East in that order. Continue reading
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This article covers Phillies manager Rob Thomson’s unique bullpen rotation, and only an example –example– of acquisitions, high and medium, and their costs in dollars and prospects. Continue reading
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This article covers many other conclusions a fan can reach about the current Phillies status if they don’t react immediately and emotionally. Continue reading
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This article covers what rival fanbases think of the Phillies, the comparisons of their foes’ overall stats to the Fightins, and a realistic view of the offense, defense, rotation and bullpen. Continue reading
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This article covers Phillies hurlers who are beginning rehab assignments and will return to the relief corps by month’s end or before the All-Star break in early July. Continue reading
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This Phillies article covers additional reasons for Dave Dombrowski, PBO (president of baseball operations), changed managers at this time and not following the 2022 season. Continue reading
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This Phillies article covers the starting rotation from top to bottom, and it separates the first three limited pitch-count outings from their early totals to demonstrate how each hurler has done so far. Continue reading
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This article covers the weakest link on the Phillies –an additional late-game fireman or two– which they will most likely address in July: The front-runner has suffered major injuries. Continue reading
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This Phillies and MLB article covers the possibility that offensive production may –in fact– be deliberate to combine more on-field action and compliment power numbers for half a campaign each. Continue reading
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This article covers some missing information and misconceptions regarding the Phillies relief corps: especially emotionally charged conclusions based on one inning of one game of the season. Continue reading
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This Phillies article covers the three main contenders in the National League East and their fan bases coming into and after the season’s beginning. Continue reading
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This article covers the current lineup and expected changes based on Phillies manager Joe Girardi’s comments and batting orders, and, remember, 16 games is only 10 percent of the season. Continue reading
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This article covers stars who are playing for their next contract, and ringing –not smashing– the bell would be enough in and of itself for the Phillies faithful and manager Joe Girardi. Continue reading
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The article covers how the Phillies rotation, relief corps and batting order will benefit from the offensive juggernaut assembled by Dave Dombroski, president of baseball operations. Continue reading
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This Phillies article covers the national predictions for the National League East contenders, while Opening Day is just a few days away: Some of their calculations may surprise you. Continue reading
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This Phillies article covers the three acquisition-minded organizations in the National League East, who are vying for the divisional pennant, and the cost of the stars they picked up. Continue reading
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This Phillies article covers the front office’s moves –completed and uncompleted– to build the 2022 roster by acquiring a closer, leadoff man, center fielder, bullpen pieces and a right-handed bat with power to protect Bryce Harper and meet their offseason goals. Continue reading
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This article compares the signings of Bryce Harper by the Phillies and Manny Machado by the Padres after three years with their new organizations. Continue reading
Firstly, thanks for reading. Meeting halfway makes them a lot closer than they claim via their posturing for this five-year agreement.
Hey, Jim. Once you get past the noise and the posturing, meeting halfway makes them a lot closer than they claim.
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Affecting some Phillies decisions, this article covers the proposals from both the MLB and the MLBPA (players association) up to its imminent completion near Feb. 28: the owners’ self-imposed deadline. Continue reading
Thanks and thanks for reading.