The Philadelphia Phillies have been busy executing their own version of the multi-year renovation projects, that helped obtain World Series wins for both the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros over the past two seasons.
In a little more than a half-decade, Philadelphia has gone from breaking 100 wins to racking up nearly 100 losses per year.
The team has slashed payroll from nearly 200 million dollars to well under 100 million..
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