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Phillies' pitching prowess

Can the vaunted "Four Aces" of Philadelphia live up to the preseason hype? Only time will tell if Phillies pitchers Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee are the greatest rotation ever assembled. But they sure do look good on paper, as Amanda Rykoff highlights the NL East in espnW's spring training guide.

Updated: February 28, 2011, 1:55 PM ET
By Amanda Rykoff

A lot has happened in the baseball world since the San Francisco Giants closed out the Texas Rangers to win the 2010 World Series and cap off the "Year of the Pitcher." Sure, the past few months have been called the "offseason," but trades, free-agent signings (although ironically, not that many for the Yankees, who failed to land prize free agent Cliff Lee), injuries and even some retirements (I'm looking at you, Andy Pettitte) have revamped and reshaped many team lineups. It's a lot to keep ...

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