How the club chooses to handle it's Rhys Hoskins problem is going to be one of the most interesting of this entire off-season.
Trea Turner would be the best fit for the Phillies when considering his actual value as a ballplayer and factoring in a likely smooth transition into what is a great current clubhouse chemistry mix. He would appear, at this point, to be the perfect match.
The Phillies, who slipped into the final National League Wildcard postseason berth during the closing days of the regular season, have run though a trio of series as underdogs to capture the eighth NL pennant in franchise history.
Should either the Mariners or Phillies play poorly over these final three weeks and end up once again missing postseason play it will be considered a major collapse.
The 92nd version of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game takes place this evening at Dodger Stadium in Los Angele