Philadelphia Philles Mid-Offseason Review

Posted: 9th December 2009 by Schmitters in MLB
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The Philadelphia Phillies have been getting it done so far this off-season. They've accomplished one of their main goals so far and have made a lot of small pickups along the way. So far, the Phillies have done a great job, though they can do better. They replaced defensive master Pedro Feliz with Placido Polanco, who is just as good with the glove. Polanco, who played with the Phillies from 2002-2005, is a great contact hitter and has a .303 career average. He isn't much for power, but will definitely be an improvement at third base. They also signed Brian Schneider to be the backup catcher, which eliminates the possibility of Paul Bako returning, though he will likely get a spring training invite. The Phillies two smaller acquisitions include signingáJuan Castro and Dewanye Wise. I'm no ...

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