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David Murphy: Phillies’ success isn’t tanking, and it never was – it’s a youth movement

It wasn't long ago that the Phillies found themselves facing some serious allegations from folks who insisted that their rebuilding effort amounted to "tanking." From the ESPN airwaves to the pages of the local papers, a small but vocal contingent of pundits and press insisted that what teams such as the Phillies were doing was little different from the "processes" of NBA teams that generated so much consternation in that sport. It's an interesting conversation to revisit in light of recent events, specifically something that occurred late last week.

Salvador Perez’s career with the Royals so far

Since joining the Royals in 2011, Salvador Perez has represented the club in six All-Star Games, four gold gloves, one silver slugger, a World Series MVP and has won the World Series.