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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
by
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
by
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

05-01

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Collateral Damage Daily: Tuesday, May 1
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Corey Dawkins

04-24

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Baseball ProGUESTus: The Manager Narrative
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Dash Treyhorn

04-23

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Prospectus Hit and Run: Bartolo Colon and the Comeback Kids
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Jay Jaffe

04-19

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What You Need to Know: Thursday, April 19
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Daniel Rathman

04-11

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The Lineup Card: 10 Players Who Should Receive Extensions
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Baseball Prospectus

04-05

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On the Beat: The Phillies' Achilles
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John Perrotto

04-04

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Future Shock: NL East Prospect Preview
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Kevin Goldstein

03-30

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Overthinking It: Are the Phillies Too Old to Win?
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Ben Lindbergh

03-30

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Prospectus Hit and Run: Loose Threads: East Edition
by
Jay Jaffe

03-26

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Collateral Damage: The Tommy John Brotherhood
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Corey Dawkins and Stephani Bee

03-21

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The BP First Take: Wednesday, March 21
by
Daniel Rathman

03-20

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The BP First Take: Tuesday, March 20
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Daniel Rathman

03-19

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Collateral Damage: Bullpen Blowout
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Corey Dawkins and Stephani Bee

03-12

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Prospectus Hit and Run: NL Rotation Rumble
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Jay Jaffe

03-09

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Collateral Damage: Stairway to Heaven
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Corey Dawkins and Stephani Bee

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July 15, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: The Man Who Would Replace Yadier

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R.J. Anderson

The Phillies install Grady Sizemore atop their lineup, the Cardinals finally have to fix the backup catcher spot, and Jeff Francis heads to the Yankees.

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June 12, 2014 6:00 am

Series Notes

4

Jason Parks

Looks at Jesse Biddle, Kyle Crick, Angel Villalona and many others.

Reading (Phillies)

Extra Explanation: Jesse Biddle (Phillies): It’s been a while since I’ve seen Biddle look the part of a frontline arm, and it’s likely he has already peaked as a prospect, at least as far as status is concerned. The body is good, and I actually like the delivery even though his command is well below average; at times, he’s almost too smooth and easy, with his struggles coming with his finish, as he doesn’t get over his frontside and can’t work low in the zone. The fastball is pedestrian, working mostly in the 90 mph range, and the curveball is too long and soft, and without a setup fastball that will force bats to move, upper levels hitters can keep their weight back and track the offering. It’s not a major-league out pitch on any level, and I’m not sold it will play as anything more than a steal-a-strike offering in the majors. The changeup wasn’t a featured player in this start, but I feel it to be the most promising of his secondary arsenal and a future average pitch.

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Part one in a division-by-division dialogue leading up to Opening Day.

In the week leading up to Opening Day, Baseball Prospectus is conducting a division-by-division dialogue, asking and answering five questions about each team. Today Sam Miller and Will Woods kick things off with the National League East.

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March 10, 2014 6:26 am

Notes from the Field: Spring Notes

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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

Sean Manaea, Robert Stephenson, Franchy Cordero and many more.

Royals/Reds/Padres (Jason Parks)

Sean Manaea (Royals): Multiple looks so far in camp; live batting practice session/two innings of live game action. Big, strong body; carries the size well; upright posture with straight/high leg lift; arm is slightly lower than standard 3/4 slot; works well; clean action and quick arm; creates good angle despite lower slot; stays over the ball; fastball has ghost qualities at any velocity; hard to square up/track; in game action, worked 93-94 in first inning; spotted east/west; best pitch was lefty-lefty with 93 on the outside black for called strike; second inning was mostly 92; some arm-side run; secondary stuff showed in live batting practice session; fastball was 89-90 (early in camp), slider was slurvy but effective; hard to track and square; changeup flashed high-end quality; could see a plus-plus future; fastball arm speed with heavy vertical life; limited look but no doubt an effective offering.

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The Phillies and the NCAA do a college player wrong, and only the player suffers.

Last June the Philadelphia Phillies used their fifth- and sixth-round draft picks to select Pac 10 talents Ben Wetzler (LHP, Oregon State) and Jason Monda (OF, Washington State), ultimately failing to sign each. Earlier this week Baseball America’s Aaron Fitt broke the news that last fall the Phillies turned in both Wetzler and Monda to the NCAA, claiming that both violated NCAA regulations that prevent an amateur player from using an agent to negotiate a contract on the player’s behalf. Violation of those regulations has the potential to negate the player’s NCAA eligibility. Monda has since been cleared to play, while Wetzler sits on the sidelines with his case still under review.

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Ben and Sam preview the Phillies' season with Bill Baer, and Nick talks to Matt Gelb, who covers the Phillies for the Philadelphia Inquirer (at 20:58).

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February 14, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Team Preview: Philadelphia Phillies

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Mike Gianella

This aging club has some intriguing players, but many of them carry significant injury risk.

It’s easy and fun to make jokes about how old the Phillies are, but the team’s advanced age curve does have an impact from a fantasy perspective. Nine players on the team’s projected Opening Day roster are 33 years of age or older. Post-peak players aren’t worthless and certainly can provide fantasy value. However, discounts have to be built in for potential injuries and breakdowns, especially in deeper leagues where good replacement level players are harder to find. The Phillies are becoming a Bermuda Triangle in fantasy: a lot of players are worth owning, but the risk factor here is high in many cases.

Projected Lineup

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Maikel Franco heads a system that has had to overcome injuries to key prospects.

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A.J. Burnett's plans changed, and perhaps the Phillies' will now, too.



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February 12, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Failures to Communicate

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Daniel Rathman

The teams and remaining free agents that still seem not to be talking.

No recent contact between Indians, Ubaldo Jimenez
The Indians tendered Ubaldo Jimenez a qualifying offer. The right-hander turned it down. Since then, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the sides have barely spoken.


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February 10, 2014 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Caribbean Series Final

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Jeff Moore

Phillies catcher Sebastian Valle leads Mexico to victory over Puerto Rico.

There’s no point in burying the lede here: Mexico won the Caribbean Series over the weekend.

The final game saw the Mexican team overtake Puerto Rico 7-1, behind, among other things, the bat of Sebastian Valle. The Phillies catcher hit a grand slam that proved to be the death knell for the Puerto Rican squad. It was an uneventful game from a prospect standpoint, but the production the Mexican team got from Valle this series brings to light the interesting road that some prospects take.

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Philadelphia Phillies looking for passionate and motivated individuals to work in Baseball Operations

The Phillies are looking for interns. If you meet the criteria below, email Scott Freedman at SFreedman@Phillies.com and tell him Baseball Prospectus sent you!

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