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Ian Riccaboni and Steve Corino discuss the latest Phillies news including:
- A discussion of Steve’s trip to Clearwater where he met Mickey Morandini, Larry Bowa, and took a very special photo with Larry Andersen!
- We discuss the rumored six-year, $39 million extension proposed to Maikel Franco – would you do it?
- We talk about Tim Malcolm’s latest piece on what outfielders may be available to fill in for the injured Odubel Herrera and Aaron Altherr.
- Which free agents may be available after this season? Does Jose Bautista make sense? Would that signal a third stage of the rebuild?
- The game today in Cuba and the Phillies’ history with Cuban players including current non-roster invitee Reinier Roibal and former 1960 Rookie of the Year runner-up Pancho Herrera.
- We found out where Phillies Nation listeners’ Stevie Winwood allegiance lies: “ROLL WITH IT, BABY!”?
- We take view emails on Alex Rodriguez and Steve talks the importance of Ichiro Suzuki to baseball and baseball as international game
- Ian introduces a deal: if 15 five-star reviews for the Phillies Nation Podcast are posted on iTunes prior to April 1, he will post the 100 Greatest Phillies of All-Time’s Kindle version for free.
About Ian Riccaboni: Ian has been a Phillies Nation contributor full-time since 2011 and is the author of The 100 Greatest Phillies of All Time. Ian can be seen on Phillies Nation TV, is the voice of Women of Honor, and is a Sports Media professor at Holy Family University.
About Steve Corino: Steve is a life-long Phillies fan whose love for the Phillies dates back to the launch of PRISM! Steve is a former ECW World Champion who has 80 tours of Japan. His best friend Mr. Wrestling III can be seen every week calling Ring of Honor action in Philadelphia at 11:30 PM on Saturdays on WMCN 44 and Midnights every Wednesday on COMET.