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Here is a very cool shot from The New York Times Magazine piece that ran today.

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The Phillies released right-hander Matt Anderson from Minor League camp today.

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Phillies Sign Former Top Pick Anderson

The Phillies had nothing to lose when they signed right-hander Matt Anderson to a Minor League contract.

Anderson, who was the first overall pick in the 1997 First-Year Player Draft, will report to Minor League camp in Spring Training in Clearwater, Fla. He spent parts of seven seasons in the big leagues with the Detroit Tigers (1998-2003) and Colorado Rockies (2005), but has not pitched professionally since 2008, when he had a 5.60 ERA in 15 relief appearances with Triple-A Charlotte.

Anderson, 34, last pitched in the big leagues with the Rockies on July 1, 2005.

He is 15-7 with a 5.19 ERA and 26 saves in 257 appearances in his Major League career.

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Phillies president David Montgomery and his wife Lyn, Ruben Amaro Jr., Pat Gillick, Charley Kerfeld and Ryne Sandberg attended Christina Taylor Green‘s funeral yesterday. Del Unser attended the wake.

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John Mayberry Jr. has changed his number to 15. He wore No. 40 in the past.

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