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1/8/2014 1:06 P.M. ET

Statement from Chris Wheeler

The following is a statement from Chris Wheeler in response to the announcement made earlier today:

"It's been an honor and a privilege to be a part of the Phillies broadcast team for 37 years. I certainly respect the decision that was made and I look forward to my new role in the Phillies organization."

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