Philadelphia is still reeling as the best team in baseball and arguably best roster ever assembled was upset by the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLDS. The Philadelphia Phillies have quickly gone from a team loaded with superstars to an assembly of overpaid and over-aged players.
2011 was clearly a World Series or bust year but there is still reason to not jump off the bandwagon. The Phillies have the best rotation in baseball locked up for next season and they have a lot of money coming off the books.
A tweak here and there and this team could be even stronger in 2012. Players like Jimmy Rollins, Brad Lidge and Raul Ibanez could all have played there last game's in Phillies pinstripes, but there are other players on this roster that are crucial to the Phightin's World Series chances.
Here is a ranking of the Philadelphia Phillies six most important championship pieces.