Phillies

Phillies

On this edition of At the Yard, Jim Salisbury and Corey Seidman discuss:

• How much will this weekend's series vs. the Braves affect the Phillies' trade deadline plans?

• Which prospects do the Phillies most want to protect?

• The book on stud starting pitching prospect Spencer Howard

• If the Phils go for a second-tier starting pitcher, who might it be?

• Can any NL team really compete with the Dodgers?

• Has J.T. Realmuto's offensive underperformance affected how rich his next contract will be?

• When the Phillies' key relievers may return from injury.