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01-16

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Rumor Roundup: Rangers Not Interested in Max Scherzer for Backup Catcher Search
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Chris Mosch

01-08

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Transaction Analysis: Yankees Fancy Drew
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R.J. Anderson and Jeff Quinton

01-05

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Transaction Analysis: The Byrd Has Landed
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R.J. Anderson and Ben Carsley

01-01

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Transaction Analysis: Yanks Fancy Drew
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R.J. Anderson

12-24

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Rumor Roundup: Marlins Not Really Interested In Having Exactly Three Outfielders On Their Roster
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Chris Mosch

12-16

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Pitching Backward: Curveballs and Changes
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Jeff Long

12-11

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Transaction Analysis: The Antonio Bastardo Trade
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R.J. Anderson

12-08

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Fantasy Team Preview: Philadelphia Phillies
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Mike Gianella

11-21

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Rumor Roundup: Upton and Ubaldo in One Ugly Rumor
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Daniel Rathman

11-13

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BP Unfiltered: The First Thing I Will Look For When MVP Results Are Announced Today
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Sam Miller

11-13

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Before They Were Prospects
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David Rawnsley, Todd Gold and Patrick Ebert

11-11

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Prospect Mechanics
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Ryan Parker and Doug Thorburn

11-03

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2015 Prospects: Philadelphia Phillies Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

09-02

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The Call-Up: Maikel Franco
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Mark Anderson and Bret Sayre

08-07

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Amaro's Phillies
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Mitch Goldich

07-15

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Transaction Analysis: The Man Who Would Replace Yadier
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R.J. Anderson

06-12

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Series Notes
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Jason Parks

03-24

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Prospectus Preview: NL East 2014 Preseason Preview
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Sam Miller and Will Woods

03-10

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Notes from the Field: Spring Notes
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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

02-21

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The Phillies, Ben Wetzler, and the NCAA
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Nick J. Faleris

02-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 388: 2014 Season Preview Series: Philadelphia Phillies
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

02-14

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Fantasy Team Preview: Philadelphia Phillies
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Mike Gianella

02-14

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Philadelphia Phillies Top 10 Prospects
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Jason Parks

02-13

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Transaction Analysis: Phillies Sign Burnett, Pirates Learn Lesson
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Ben Lindbergh and Mauricio Rubio

02-12

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Rumor Roundup: Failures to Communicate
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Daniel Rathman

02-10

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Minor League Update: Caribbean Series Final
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Jeff Moore

01-31

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BP Announcements: Phillies Seek Baseball Operations Interns
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Joe Hamrahi

01-23

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Transaction Analysis: Dude (Looks Like a Grady)
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R.J. Anderson, Mauricio Rubio and Steffan Segui

12-04

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Transaction Analysis: Kratz All, Folks
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R.J. Anderson

11-19

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Transaction Analysis: Hudson's Bay
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R.J. Anderson, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

11-14

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One Move: National League East
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Craig Goldstein

11-13

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Transaction Analysis: Byrd Lands
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R.J. Anderson

09-06

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BP Unfiltered: Darin Ruf on Surpassing Expectations So Far
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Ben Lindbergh

08-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 271: Disciplining Puig/Trade Deadline Do-Overs/Mistaken Sabermetric Assumptions
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-20

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Transaction Analysis: Bye Charlie
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R.J. Anderson

08-09

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Transaction Analysis: Extending Utley (and Ryan Raburn)
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Sam Miller and Ben Lindbergh

08-09

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Transaction Analysis: Rios in Texas
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R.J. Anderson and Jason Cole

08-01

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Skewed Left: The Last Time the Phillies Considered Selling
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Zachary Levine

07-02

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BP Unfiltered: Carlos Ruiz and Oh For Shame
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Sam Miller

03-04

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MLBDepthCharts: Philadelphia Phillies
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Jason Martinez

03-01

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BP Unfiltered: Grapefruit League Journal: Philadelphia Phillies
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Mike Ferrin

02-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 144: 2013 Season Preview Series: Philadelphia Phillies
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Pete Barrett

02-14

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Prospect Profile: Domonic Brown
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Hudson Belinsky

01-22

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Minor League Update: Potential Impact Rookies (NL EAST)
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Jason Martinez

01-11

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Philadelphia Phillies Top 10 Prospects
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Jason Parks

07-26

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BP Unfiltered: The Best Trade Rumor Yet
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Ben Lindbergh

07-25

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Transaction Analysis: Hamels Extends Stay in Philly UPDATED
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Daniel Rathman and R.J. Anderson

05-09

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Prospectus Hit and Run: The Phallin' Phillies
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Jay Jaffe

05-04

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Prospectus Hit and Run: Worse Than Pujols, NL Edition
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Jay Jaffe

05-03

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Collateral Damage Daily: Thursday, May 3
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Corey Dawkins

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A quiet winter in Texas might get sliiiiiightly less quiet, while the Phillies hopes for a Cole Hamels trade get a little clearer.

Rangers searching for catcher to back up Chirinos
Wednesday’s acquisition of Evan Gattis from the Braves leaves the Astros with five players on their 40-man roster with major-league experience behind the dish. Gattis will likely spend most of his time either in the outfield or at designated hitter, but the logjam formed by Jason Castro, Hank Conger, Carlos Corporan and Max Stassi is still something that Houston will eventually need to sort out.

Enter the Texas Rangers, who began the offseason looking to acquire a catcher to share the workload with Robinson Chirinos, a converted backstop who has dealt with concussion issues in the past. As far as in-house options to complement Chirinos, the Rangers reportedly want Tomas Telis to get more seasoning at Triple-A before relying on him at the big-league level. Jorge Alfaro is still probably a year away from The Show.


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January 8, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Yankees Fancy Drew

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R.J. Anderson and Jeff Quinton

The Yankees and White Sox fill their keystones, and the Phillies nab a cheap starter.

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January 5, 2015 12:06 am

Transaction Analysis: The Byrd Has Landed

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R.J. Anderson and Ben Carsley

Marlon Byrd flies to Cincinnati, the Rockies upgrade defensively at catcher, the Cubs add an outfielder, and Manny Banuelos lands in Atlanta after six years in the Yankees system.

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January 1, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Yanks Fancy Drew

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R.J. Anderson

Aaron Harang, Buddy Carlyle, Emilio Bonifacio, Nick Punto, Stephen Drew and a handful of others are off the board.

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The Marlins might find a match between Dan Haren and an outfield-loaded SoCal team, while the two Phillies you'd actually want might not be as available as you'd actually like.

When it comes to formidable young outfield cores, there aren’t too many that can top the one assembled in Miami. Giancarlo Stanton just landed the largest contract in professional sports, while Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna have each just begun to tap into the tools that had prospect evaluators giddy as the pair climbed the minor-league ladder. Better yet, all three are under club control through the 2020 season and Stanton, who just turned 25 last month, is the oldest of the bunch.

The Marlins have their starting three locked up for the foreseeable future but at the moment the rest of their outfield cupboard is completely bare. With Stanton, Ozuna and Yelich the only outfielders currently listed on Miami’s 40-man roster, the only other players on the roster with any previous outfield experience are their starting corner infielders: Martin Prado and Michael Morse.

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December 16, 2014 6:00 am

Pitching Backward: Curveballs and Changes

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Jeff Long

Exploring the league's curveballs, we find two excellent breakers that changed dramatically last year--though in surprising ways.

Curveballs fascinate me. They must fascinate other people too, because NASA has a (slightly outdated) webpage dedicated to explaining the physics of the phenomenon. Sure, other pitches can be really entertaining. Aroldis Chapman unfurling a 100+ mph fastball is awesome, no doubt. Seeing hitters flail at Masahiro Tanaka’s splitter is entertaining, to say the least. Seeing despair on the faces of opponents after Felix Hernandez throws a changeup is always going to be fun. But there’s something deeply fascinating about a pitch that appears to do things our brains are pretty certain aren’t possible.

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December 11, 2014 12:43 am

Transaction Analysis: The Antonio Bastardo Trade

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R.J. Anderson

This happened, too.

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December 8, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Team Preview: Philadelphia Phillies

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Mike Gianella

The team is heading downhill, but there's still a handful of fantasy assets to keep in mind.

“The darkest hour is just before the dawn.” – Thomas Fuller (attributed)

After a 2014 season during which it sometimes seemed like the Phillies were floundering without any kind of cohesive plan, interim CEO Pat Gillick laid out a blueprint for contention in 2017, at the earliest. While ownership transparency is refreshing if you are a fan, a full tear down is challenging from a fantasy perspective, particularly at the early stages. The Phillies haven’t shipped anyone out of town yet, and it is impossible to predict when this will happen. Even if the current roster composition holds, the fantasy landscape looks thin. Only eight Phillies were worth owning in standard mixed leagues last year. Even in NL-only formats, the picture wasn’t particularly rosy. There are some opportunities to be had, but most of them come in the form of undervalued veterans, not rookies with upside and the ability to burst on the scene as potential game changers.

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November 21, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Upton and Ubaldo in One Ugly Rumor

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Daniel Rathman

Plus: The Phillies might have moved on from a Cuban slugger, and the Nationals have multiple starters they could trade.

Phillies no longer covet Yasmany Tomas?
Along with news from CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman that the Cuban slugger might head to San Diego for next month’s Winter Meetings comes this nugget from MLB.com’s Paul Hagen: the Phillies, once perceived as the favorites to land Tomas, may be cooling on the idea.


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Will Chase Utley finally top his inferior teammate?

This will be the first time since Ryan Howard's partial rookie season that Chase Utley finishes ahead of him in MVP voting

Sam Miller (@SamMillerBP) May 24, 2014

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November 13, 2014 6:00 am

Before They Were Prospects

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David Rawnsley, Todd Gold and Patrick Ebert

A look back at some of the top prospects in the NL East, including J.P. Crawford, Steven Matz, and Michael Taylor.

As part of Perfect Game's partnership with Baseball Prospectus, David Rawnsley, Todd Gold and Patrick Ebert will be conducting a “Before They Were Pros” series, providing scouting reports on some of the top prospects in baseball from when they were in high school attending PG events. This six-part series (one for each division in MLB) will appear once Baseball Prospectus has provided their own detailed scouting reports of the top prospects, team-by-team, as part of their own series.

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November 11, 2014 6:00 am

Prospect Mechanics

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Ryan Parker and Doug Thorburn

The mechanics of some of the top pitching and hitting prospects in the NL East are broken down

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