MLB rumors: Josh Donaldson to Phillies in mega free agency class?

Every good plan needs a backup route.

For the Phillies, saving pennies for a run at either Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper  or Baltimore Orioles infielder Manny Machado  seems like a wise decision. As the 2018 Phillies rise, there’s a good chance the combination of deep pockets and young, contending team lures at least one of those stars to Philadelphia next winter.

Donaldson would be a riskier play because of his age (32), current injury issues (on the DL with throwing shoulder inflammation), defensive value and lack of a DH in the National League. But if the Phillies could get past that (and are desperate to add a star to put a good team over the top), Donaldson would be a huge addition to the middle of the order.

Price was once regarded as the top center in this draft, but that changed when he suffered a partially torn pectoral muscle suffered at the combine. He suffered the injury while on the bench press.

Getting ready for the bench press, I got into my warmup set, had no problem, no issues, Price said in march. Got the first rep off, got to the third, thought I was still doing well, felt a pop. Immediately racked it. Something didn’t feel right. I’ve been lifting since I was in the fifth grade. I’m familiar with my body and I try to be very aware of what’s going on. I didn’t feel something right. I grabbed it. Felt a little bit of swelling a little bit of a pop or a tingle.

Instead, the league declined that contractual option last May in favor of the home site for another NFC East squad — one iconic Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson famously championed last year when he revealed the franchise’s second-round pick while taunting furious Eagles fans with his enthusiastic wind-up. It was a great iconic location there right on the Rocky steps and on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, said O’Reilly, referring to the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s expansive lawn setting.

We had a beautiful three days. That Eagles fan base just came out. There had never been a big event there like this in terms of the draft and the Super Bowl so Bing Cheap Jerseys the Basketball Jerseys Cheap energy was great. The NFL’s goal now is duplicating or even topping such an environment at a venue that had its issues when hosting its last big league event — Super Bowl 45 — in 2011. Toward that end, the NFL has taken steps designed to resonate with the live crowd and on television.

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