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Even after the Phillies spent $19 million to fortify the corner outfield spots last winter, Aaron Altherr has found regular at-bats in 2017.
BIG EXPLOSIONS always need a flint, a fuse, something to create anticipation. Or in baseball terms, hope. The Phillies had struck out nine times against Atlanta starter Mike Foltynewicz before Daniel Nava stroked a single to centerfield in the seventh inning Sunday
The leftfielder’s spot is likely to be filled by Daniel Nava or Aaron Altherr
File that under “headlines you never thought you’d read in 2017”. Along with a lot of the other headlines from world events you’ve seen this year, now you can add “Jay Bruce Saves The Day”.
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Jay Bruce Saves The Day, But Not From Ray Ramirez
GMs Carson and Pat fired off some emails, regarding their expectations for the season. Here are their thoughts.
Man that September was brutal for Jeanmar Gomez. The Phillies reliever lost his spot as the closer, tossing out a 19.18 ERA after giving up 21 hits and five walks in eight innings. That’s three base runners an inning.
via GIPHY Tommy Joseph snuck up on everyone in 2016. A castoff heading into last year, he made himself a focal point of this season’s offense. The Phillies have a guy on the roster who could shock people this year
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The Wild Card: 2017 Player Preview for Aaron Altherr
CLEARWATER, Fla. – Nine days before Aaron Altherr’s November wedding in Arizona, the Phillies traded for Howie Kendrick. That filled one corner outfield spot.
Aaron Altherr has Phillies excited about his swing
(Age on opening day in parentheses.) Aaron Altherr (26): It would be unfair to judge him based on a two-month span after wrist surgery, but Altherr’s chance at an everyday job appears to be lost. He can still be a valuable fourth outfielder.
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Phillies spring training primer: Outfielders