Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 11/3/12
A Ryan Madson return? It's on Andrew's Wish List As you have probably noticed, the Phillies struggled in a couple different categories this season, struggles they hadn't faced in some time (bullpen, defense, intense NATITUDE). This year's free agency class is not exactly what fans want to see, but a closer look reveals a plethora of useful players that could be available for a pretty cheap price. In order for the team to return to a winning and successful season, I feel the team needs to address their bullpen needs, as well as third base and the outfield. So here is my 2012-2013 free agency wish list: 1) Ryan Madson, RHP When he was with the team, Madson was as close to clutch as you could be without truly being clutch (figure that one out). His ERA was well under 2.50. His K to IP ratio was over one. And he was giving up between 2 and 3 walks per 9 IP. He also had 32 saves, only blowing his first late in the year. The guy is good. I understand Tommy John surgery is tough
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