Phillies Use of Prospects Has Been Costly Premium Story

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By Matt Lombardo

Date: Apr 17, 2005

Since Mike Arbuckle abdicated from the Atlanta Braves scouting department in favor of the director of scouting and player development position for the Phillies, the ball club has promised fans a revamped farm system loaded with talent to one day drastically improve the Major League Club. Half of this promise has proven to be true.

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