25 Reasons for Concern for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2012

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25 Reasons for Concern for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2012
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It's a long season.

The Philadelphia Phillies haven't kicked the regular season off on the right foot, but with some five and a half months left between now and the postseason, there is still plenty of time for this team to figure things out, and with the level of experience this roster holds, you have to imagine they will.

That doesn't mean that there aren't some obvious concerns for this club, because there are. While the big one is obviously the lack of production from the Phillies' lineup, the team's concerns run much deeper than that.

Through the first few series of the season, they've shown a bad approach, haven't used the bullpen efficiently, and of course, are dealing with some big injuries.

If the Phillies want to turn things around, here are a couple of areas they'll need to address.

**This slide show was written prior to the Phillies' game against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Any statistical changes that require an edit will be made accordingly.**

For news, rumors, analysis and game recaps during spring training, check out Greg's blog: The Phillies Phactor!

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