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Phillies daily links: 3/5/19

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Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper Workout Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Understandably it’s all Bryce all the time in Phillies news lately, as reflected in the latest links.

Here at The Good Phight:

Other Phillies news:

The first thing you may notice is that the win totals for all the teams are a few less than you would have thought from the rough WARtoons that went up with the team-by-team projections. And you’d be noticing correctly! Once the teams are in the simulation and the game-by-game schedule is played out, one that reflects the challenges of the NL East with four playoff-realistic contenders, everybody beats each other up and loses a few games that they wouldn’t if each played in a league-average division.

MLB esoterica:

After a day off on Monday the Phillies play in Clearwater today, where they host the Cardinals (who presumably make a road trip of it and don’t travel 4 hours each way from Jupiter for just one game).