Breaking Down Philadelphia Phillies' Blueprint for Winning the Division

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Breaking Down Philadelphia Phillies' Blueprint for Winning the Division
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The Philadelphia Phillies were in an unfamiliar position at the end of last season.

Rather than preparing for a postseason division series, the Phillies ceded their position atop the National League East and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2006.

The good news is that with Opening Day less than two weeks away, the Phillies will soon have an opportunity to make their way back to the top of the NL East standings and, in the process, the postseason.

In order to do so, however, a number of things must go right, ranging from the health and productivity of the players to the decisions made by the coaching staff and front office.

If it all works, the Phillies just might have a chance to start a new streak this season.

Here is a blueprint for the Phillies to make their way back to the top of the National League East.

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