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Analysis: Ibanez or Burrell

The Phillies chose outfielder Raul Ibanez over Pat Burrell for 2009 and beyond. So, are they better off with Ibanez or would Burrell have been the smarter move?

There is no denying that Pat Burrell played a big part in the story of the Philadelphia Phillies from the time he hit the majors right up through the deciding fifth game of the World Series. There were times when he was booed horribly and times when he was a hero to the fans of Philadelphia. Now, with his tenure in Philly a thing of the past, Burrell is sitting on the open market waiting to find... Recommended Stories

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