Phillies Podcast: Hate “Double Platoon” Idea? Blame Hunter Pence Trade
With yesterday's word that the Phillies are "likely going with what we've got," it's now time to diagnose why the team is stuck filling two outfield spots with Domonic Brown, Darin Ruf, John Mayberry and Laynce Nix, when one should still be filled:
They traded Hunter Pence last July.
Big mistake. Here's why, and what the mess looks like now: