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2017 Schedule
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6dJerry Crasnick

Trout takes subtle dig at Christie over Phils jab

Reigning American League MVP Mike Trout arrived at spring training with a new haircut, a vow to steal more bases and a subtle dig at the governor of New Jersey.

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Gov. Christie calls Phillies fans 'angry, bitter'

Many of Chris Christie's constituents live just outside Philadelphia, but the governor apparently has a low opinion of the Phillies. On SportsNet New York, Christie declared "the Phillies suck."

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9dKeith Law

Prospects who can make a major impact in 2017

Andrew Benintendi and Dansby Swanson have already produced in the majors, but they're not the only prospects who can help their clubs this season.

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10dBradford Doolittle

Players with something to prove: J.P. Crawford

Crawford is one of the top prospects (No. 5 in Keith Law's rankings) in all of baseball and, after playing Triple-A ball last season, he's on the cusp of his big league debut.

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16dJim Bowden

Final offseason grades for all 30 teams

A mega-deal involving an ace? Both teams get an A. Whiff badly as one AL Central team did? That's an F. Here's our hot stove report card for 2017.

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18dKeith Law

Philadelphia Phillies: Top prospects report

The Phillies can look forward to adding J.P. Crawford to the mix soon, but will they get any more help from their farm system in 2017?

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Phillies, 2B Hernandez avoid arbitration

The Philadelphia Phillies settled their salary arbitration case with second baseman Cesar Hernandez by reaching a $2.55 million, one-year deal.

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Garcia could just be getting started

Phillies prospect Elniery Garcia had success in high-A in 2016 and even made a playoff start for Double-A Reading. The 22-year-old left-hander is worth keeping an eye on, Keith Law writes. Top sleeper prospects (Insider)

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23dBradford Doolittle

The state of baseball's worst teams

From the usual suspects to a recent world champion, the 2017 season likely isn't about contention for these struggling squads. Which are on their way to brighter days?

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Hellickson has much to prove this year

Jeremy Hellickson accepted the Phillies' $17.2 million qualifying offer, so he's in the same boat as last year, David Schoenfield writes. With another solid season, the 29-year-old could earn a second big payday. MLB players motivated for next contract

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25dKeith Law

NL East team-by-team top prospects

The Mets and Nationals are in a position to battle for a division title, but the Braves' farm system -- the best in the business -- could put Atlanta in the mix pretty soon.

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Phillies executives are under pressure

Andy MacPhail and Matt Klentak seem to be working from the Cubs' blueprint for collecting talent and payroll flexibility, The Phils aren't expected to contend, but they'll need some of their young players to turn the corner this year. Olney: Who's under pressure in 2017? (Insider)

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Jorge Alfaro among Law's Top 60 prospects

After some improvements in 2016, it seems like Alfaro's going to be an everyday catcher in the majors, and Keith Law projects him to likely be an above-average regular. 2017 prospect rankings: 60-41 (Insider)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24029th
On Base Percentage.30129th
Slugging Percentage.38529th
Earned Run Average4.6326th
Quality Starts7911th

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