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Freddy Galvis could soon be out of hospital

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Couple notes here, but the big one is that Galvis could be out of the hospital "As soon as Monday". Still no timetable on his return, of course, but it's great to hear he's recovering well.

Iron Pigs will wear Bacon (Logo) Hats

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I'd love it so much more if somehow it had actual bacon on it, but I definitely will be buying one of these hats

Phils still in running for Burnett as of 2/10/14 10PM

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Phils still in running as of tonight per Zolecki, against what Salisbury said Friday. IMO this is a game-changer if it happens (though not "likely" yet).

2014 Projections from Clay Davenport

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Clay Davenport (who I hadn't heard of, to be honest, but is the co-founder of Baseball Prospectus), released his 2014 projections last week. He has the Phils at a pitiful 70-92 record. A couple of things jump out about his projections: Position players' WARP totals 16, which is reasonable, except that it includes Cesar Hernandez at minus 3.1. I have to think there must be an error somewhere. Pitchers WARP totals 18, for a total of 34 for all players, but 34+48 (replacement) would be 82 wins, not 72, so he must be assuming a different replacement level than what Fangraphs and Baseball Reference use.

Bobby Abreu

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Bobby Abreu reportedly heading back to Philly. Thoughts?

Manuel returning to Phils as adviser to Amaro

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I guess he might do some scouting or something.

Trading Domonic Brown

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I don't usually try to pimp my work here but since there is TGP blogger involvement I thought I would. Essentially the project is to have different bloggers take on the mindset of other team's GMs and try and trade for Domonic Brown.

Roy Halladay to retire as a Blue Jay

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The long-time ace will announce his retirement in a Blue Jays press conference Monday, in which he'll also announce he's signing a one-day contract with Toronto, so he can retire as a Blue Jay.

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