Phillies Nation TV: Utley Extension, 2014 Phillies, Shibe Park

Posted by Brian Michael, Wed, August 14, 2013 06:14 PM | Comments: 0
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This week, the guys begin by analyzing Chase Utley’s contact extension. They discuss the pros and cons of the creatively structured deal and how it fits within the rest of the baseball market. They also delve into what the 2014 Phillies lineup will look like.

Then, minor league expert, Jay Floyd joins Corey with updates from the farm. He outlines the prospects of three catchers in the ranks and discusses who might be playing in 2014.

Speaking of next season, Ryann’s fan comments focus mainly on the future of the team, including some Phillies prospects who have been traded away.

Finally, Johnny Goodtimes returns to interview Penn Professor Bruce Kuklick, author of To Everything a Season: Shibe Park and Urban Philadelphia 1909-1976. They discuss the Philadelphia A’s success, the Phillies’ failure and other subjects related to the North Philly legend of Shibe Park. (full interview here)

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