As Revere Rides to Rescue for Phillies, Bourn Is Left out

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As Revere Rides to Rescue for Phillies, Bourn Is Left out
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NASHVILLE — An unexpected name filled the Phillies’ centerfield void, while an expected candidate continues to sit on the sideline. Rather than spend a huge sum on free-agent centerfielder Michael Bourn, Philadelphia instead traded a huge sum of pitching talent to Minnesota for 24-year-old Ben Revere, who wasn’t widely known to be available after the Twins traded Denard Span last week.

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