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Phillies Stove Still Has Plenty of Heat

Braden Looper

For a while there, it looked like the Phillies would be making some big news at the Winter Meetings. Then, everything seemed to fizzle instead of sizzle and the Phillies are left to ponder other moves that can be made in the days or weeks to come. Don't think for a moment that Pat Gillick is ready to hunker down for a long, slow winter.

Okay, so you've never heard of Chris Booker and the first thing that you saw was that he posted a 31.50 ERA in two innings with Cincinnati last season. Then, you realize that he's the only real addition to the club during the Winter Meetings and that typical Philadelphia panic feeling starts to settle into the pit of your stomach. Then, you remember that Pat Gillick used to carry the nickname... Recommended Stories

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