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Will Phils Make Trade Bait of Burrell, Abreu?

Will Phils Make Trade Bait of Burrell, Abreu?

Pat Burrell is the homegrown prodigy who was supposed to lead the Phillies to the Promised Land. Bobby Abreu is the steal from the expansion draft that cost the Phillies just Kevin Stocker. Both have blossomed during their time in Philly and both share relative popularity with the fans. Now though, one of them - at least - may be exiting.

As Pat Burrell suffered through a nightmare season in 2003, many wrote him off as done. He was just another example of hope gone wrong in Philadelphia. After all, just a couple of months before the start of the season, the Phillies gave him a huge contract (6 years, $50 million) and then he goes out and looks like a highlight reel of bad moments in the career of Dave Kingman. There wasn't a pitch...

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