Giving Thanks (Chet’s Take, 11-22-17)

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As I write this, it’s Thanksgiving Eve, so it’s a good time to send out a few thank yous! First of all, thank you, Rhys Hoskins … for turning a largely forgettable Phillies season into a reason to watch in August and September. Thank you, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid … for giving us signs that our four-year trust in …

WHO DRAFTED THESE GUYS? (CHET’S PIECE, 10-4-17)

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You might not remember the name Marti Wolever, but he was the Phillies’ director of amateur scouting from 2002 until his firing at the end of the 2014 season. Now, scouting teen-aged ballplayers – and deciding which ones to draft – is not an easy job. You just don’t know how those kids will develop physically, what sort of work …