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Will Pat Gillick deal Jim Thome?

The General Manager is the guy who puts the face on a major league team. For Pat Gillick, there have been three other face lifts that he's undertaken and all turned out pretty well. How might the face of the Phillies change with Gillick at the helm?

"Stand" Pat If there is any piece of info that probably sends chills down the spine of Phillies' fans, it's Gillick's nickname; "Stand Pat". After seeing Ed Wade's record of trade deadline moves that brought the likes of Mike Williams and other "veteran" players to town, the last thing that fans want is a guy who is slow to pull the trigger on an in-season deal to improve the club. Of course...

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