Found January 14, 2012 on The Flagrant Fan:
Twitter exploded last night with the big news of the deal between the Yankees and Mariners. It kept on going with the news the Yankees had also signed Karaoke Kuroda. Such news would provide the easiest route to creating a blog post. But, geez, there have already been a million posts on the topic already. What can be said that Dave Cameron, Brien Jackson and Buster Olney haven't already written? This writer's take in a nutshell is that the Yankees performed a masterstroke for their rotation which should already improve what was a 92-win team. However, Montero is a special talent and that may hurt for a long time. Thinking about a prospect like Montero led to thoughts of another "can't miss" prospect that has had trouble getting started in the big leagues: Domonic Brown of the Philadelphia Phillies.Brown was only a 20th Round draft pick (2006) so he sort of came out of nowhere. But since that time, he's landed on Baseball America's top fifty prospect fo...

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The need for Phillies apparel is obvious. With Spring Training a little more than a month away, it’s time to stock up on all the goods before the season. Philavania can help. They have a solid selection of Phillies-related apparel that will stand out when you take to Clearwater, or when the regular season begins in April.But if you’re also a Flyers, Sixers, or Eagles fan, they...

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Jim Thome Will Get More Time At First Base Than First Expected

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Phillies give Kendrick 1-year deal

Right-hander Kyle Kendrick and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a one-year, $3.585 million contract, avoiding arbitration. Kendrick was 8-6 with a 3.22 ERA in 34 games, including 15 starts last year. He set career bests in ERA and games. The 27-year-old Kendrick is 43-30 with a 4.41 ERA in five seasons in Philadelphia. He's started 98 of the 127 games he's pitched...

The Phils have today announced that they have come to a one-year aggrement with Kyle Kendrick.

The Phils have announced that they have avoided arbitration with Kyle Kendrick as they have reached a one-year contract with the starter-reliever worth $3.585 million dollars.Kendrick, who had started the 2011 season in the bullpen, would rejoin the starting rotation because of injuries to both Joe Blanton and Roy Oswalt. During the season, he would appear in 34 games, 15 of them...

New Year's Resolution: Joe Blanton

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PSWA to Celebrate Pence, Phillies on Jan. 30

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Free Bumper Stickers

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Phillies sign Joel Pineiro

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed Joel Pineiro to a minor-league deal, Jayson Stark of ESPN reports. The deal includes an invite to Spring Training. Pineiro spent the past two seasons with the Angels completing a two-year $16mm deal he signed prior to the 2010 season. He went 7-7 with a 5.13 ERA last season and spent time on the disabled list because of shoulder tightness. In...

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