Eric Neel of ESPN.com Page 2 has ranked the Phillies No. 1 on his MLB preseason power poll.
Of course, it’s a complete joke, but hey, we’re No. 1!
“All hail the classic punking of young pitcher Kyle Kendrick. And why are things so loose and optimistic in PhillieLand, you ask? Could it be the Valentine’s Day signing of Anna Benson’s husband to a minor league deal with Philadelphia? Yeah, he’s a long shot to make it all the way back from last season’s rotator cuff surgery, but you’ve got to love his, er, her, uh, clubhouse potential.”
3. White Sox