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Phillies Daily Links, 3/15/19

MLB: Spring Training-Philadelphia Phillies at Tampa Bay Rays Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

As we edge ever closer to the start of real, meaningful games we reach a bit of an impasse, where there’s no real new news and the majority of baseball related content across the interwebs is speculation and prognostication about the season to come.

Here at The Good Phight:

A look at the new rules awaiting implementation by MLB and how those rules may affect Phils manager Gabe Kapler’s running of the team.

Drew Anderson has really opened some eyes and turned some heads this spring and Justin Klugh examines what may be the catalyst behind his newfound success and how Anderson has “pitched himself into the conversation.”

Bryce Harper will no doubt experience an uptick in offensive performance while hitting at his new home park, at least as far as power is concerned and schenkman has an in-depth analysis on what that park factor may mean.

Other Phillies News writes about how some of the Phillies pitchers may be trade candidates come the deadline.

There’s also a piece about the Phillies now second overall prospect, Luis Garcia, and his first real MLB action in sprig training. details a few of the position battles going on in Phillies camp this spring and how they may shake out.

MLB Esoterica

Sports Illustrated has a primer on the National League East as it pertains to “Odds and Best Bets.” has a piece showcasing 30 prospects who are making a strong impression at camp this spring, one from each team.

And lastly, right from the source examines the upcoming rule changes and looks at how they might impact the game.