Phillies Make the NL Pence-ive - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Phillies Make the NL Pence-ive

Wow! I didn’t think the Philadelphia Philies could get better but they have.

Yesterday, the Phils obtained outfielder Hunter Pence from the Houston Astros for three prospects and a player to be named later.

The Phillies already have a lineup that includes the likes of Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, Ryan Howard and Shane Victorino. 

Despite the fact the Phillies have the best record in MLB they have missed the bat of Jayson Werth in right field and rookie Domonic Brown hasn’t quite adjusted to big league pitching. Pence fills that gap in the lineup quite nicely.

This is the second consecutive year the Phillies have acquired a top notch player from the Astros in mid-season. In 2010, the Phillies acquired pitcher Roy Oswalt (who is presently on the DL with a back injury.)

The Phillies have it all – offense, defense, pitching. It would come as no surprise to me if they were to win their third NL pennant in four years.

Sign up to receive our latest updates! Register

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: The American Spectator, 122 S Royal Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

Be a Free Market Loving Patriot. Subscribe Today!