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04-03-2012, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by sobrien View Post
Exactly, but at the Vet they still had Schilling, and he was a top 3 pitcher at the time. Hamels alone won't keep us an annual playoff team. Amaro needs to talk to Holmgren about some rebuild on the fly tips
Agreed but my point is, if they let Hamels go they are obviously letting the window close and letting the team fall back into obscurity. If they sign hamels to a 3-5 year deal they are showing me, and a lot of other fans at least, that they are looking to retool and remain in the hunt even if it takes a down year or two. Part of the reason that the Flyers have such a great fanbase is that even when they sucked a few years back we all hung in there knowing Snyder wasnt going to let the team pick in the top 5 two years in a row.

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