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With Duckworth's Return, What Happens To Joe Roa?

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With an injury to Hector Mercado, the Phillies decision on what to do when Brandon Duckworth returns from the DL may be put on hold. Sooner or later though, it's likely that they'll have to decide what to do with Joe Roa and how he may or may not fit into their future plans.

With Brandon Duckworth scheduled to make his first start of the season this Sunday the Phillies have some questions that need to be answered. 30-year-old Joe Roa was the Cinderella story of the 2002 season for the Philadelphia Phillies. After spending much of his career bouncing from one minor league farm system to another, Roa posted a 14-0 record while pitching at AAA Scranton for the Phillies... Recommended Stories

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