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Immediate Reaction: Phillies trade Worley for CF Ben Revere

The Phillies have dealt Vance Worley and pitching prospect Trevor May for Twins CF Ben Revere.  This is my VERY initial take: The first thing you see when you look at Revere’s stats is 0 home runs and a .319 … Continue reading

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My, How the Times Have Changed

Until this season, if you said the words “Phillies” and “deadline deals” to me, it did not invoke good memories.  Throughout my lifetime, trade “deadline” has been an appropriate term for Phillie fans, because it’s often been the signal that … Continue reading

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Mets Get Santana; Become NL East Favorites

It’ s being widely reported tonight that the Twins and Mets have agreed to a trade that would send All-World pitcher Johan Santana to New York in exchange for four prospects: outfielder Carlos Gomez and pitchers Phil Humber, Kevin Mulvey, and … Continue reading

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Intra-City Wars

As baseball’s offseason progresses, it appears more and more likely that two of the game’s best players, Twins ace Johan Santana and Marlins third baseman Miguel Cabrera, will be traded by their respective teams.  Obviously, the competition among other teams to acquire them will be fierce, … Continue reading

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Huge Trade for the Phils

Last night, the Phillies made the first big move by any team this off-season, making a trade with the Houston Astros for former All-Star closer Brad Lidge.  They also acquired infielder Eric Bruntlett in the deal and sent outfielder Michael Bourn, … Continue reading

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