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It's Time: Elect Dick Allen to the Hall of Fame

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This article takes a year by year look at Dick Allen's career and makes an argument for the slugger's election to the Hall of Fame. Allen will be eligible on the Golden Days Era Committee ballot this fall.

MLB Trade Rumors Free Agent Destination Polls

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The Phillies won both the Harper (34.0% of votes)) and Machado (45.8%) polls.

SB Nation GM Simulation

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All the SB Nation sites (including The Good Phight I assume) got together for this. The Phillies were able to sign Manny but Bryce Harper wound up on the Yankees. The Phillies also were able to trade for the Red Sox' Rick Porcello.

The Pirates Should Be in the NL East

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I wrote this on the Pirates blog. The Pirates are in town for this weekend only and it's a shame.

Trade for the Cubs' Mike Montgomery?

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Bleed Cubbie Blue was discussing trades for pitcher Mike Montgomery who they consider expendable now that they signed Yu Darvish. In the last Felske Files, he was one of the pitchers mentioned as a possible trade target. The proposed offer in this FanPost is RHP Adonis Media and OF Adam Haseley. No Sixto, no Kingery. Deal or no deal?

Rank Your Favorite to Least Favorite Teams?

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I found this on the Minnesota Twins blog. They posted a bunch of FanPosts. Almost every list had the Yankees at the bottom. Maybe Cubs' fans should post their personal lists as either FanPosts to Bleed Cubbie Blue or as comments here.

Yankees looking for a 2B

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The article lists Cesar Hernandez as a possible trade target. The problem is the Yankees need pitching as much as the Phillies do.

Angels Try to Get Ohtani

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If the Angels get Ohtani that can help convince Mike Trout to stay and that would hurt the Phillies chances of getting him here. Pray Anaheim doesn't get him.