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Scouting report: Philadelphia Phillies

Originally Published: September 28, 2008
By Keith Law | Scouts Inc.

General manager Pat Gillick has been very aggressive about trying to upgrade the Phillies' pitching staff on the fly, and his moves have mostly paid off -- enough to cover the team's excessive commitment to using Adam Eaton and Kyle Kendrick (neither of whom should sniff October).

With one of the NL's few AL-style offenses and a strong bullpen, the Phillies are set up well to win at least one short playoff series.

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