While MLB is captivated by the Astros cheating scandal and fears of retaliation from the 31 other teams, the Phillies opened camp in Clearwater last week with a new identity and new mission.

Led by new manager Joe Girardi, the Phillies are hoping to take the next step back toward playoff contention, but standing in the way are questions about the starting rotation, bullpen and the call-up timetable for some top prospects.

In a brand-new podcast hosted by 97.3 Phillies Insider Frank Klose along with Geoff Geoff Mosher and Hunter Brody, the Powder Blue crew previews the 2020 Phillies in its pilot episode.

Klose, Mosher and Brody give their reasons for optimism and pessimism for the new season, while also projecting the starting rotation and bullpen. Hear Klose's surprise pick for the fifth starter! They also weigh in on the Astros sign-stealing scandal and its impact across the league.

Powder Blue Podcast will be on Apple Podcasts shortly, but for now, catch the first episode here:

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