Feb 12, 2013; Jupiter, FL, USA; Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton (left) talks with outfielder Juan Pierre (right) during spring training at Roger Dean Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Phillies “aggressively pursuing” Giancarlo Stanton Probably Just Because They’re in the Neighborhood


The Phillies have no legitimate trade chips, if their proposed trading partner is a team trying to avoid big contracts.  Therefore, their rumored “aggressive pursuit” of Giancarlo Stanton seems appropriately out of the blue and inappropriately nonsensical.  But, here it is, rumored up and everything.

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So, with this as ludicrous as it is, we turn to Twitter for the responses this news deserves.  Oh, also, they’re opening a Federal Donuts at Citizens Bank Park.

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