Originally written on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Could the Vanimal be packaged in a trade for an outfielder? Jim Salisbury says the Phillies are dangling Worley in potential trades. Lee-for-Upton? Amaro strikes it down. Yesterday afternoon, Pedro Gomez of ESPN tweeted that the Phillies had begun to discuss a trade that had the base of Cliff Lee and cash for Justin Upton. Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports was the first to strike this rumor down, followed by Nick Piercoro of AZ Central, who called the rumor “off base“. Last but certainly not least, Ruben Amaro himself struck down the rumor last night. That’s not a Hot Stove rumor – that’s a The Stove is on Fire rumor. The response here at Phillies Nation was so strong that it crashed our servers. Thankfully, we’re back and ready to talk more baseball. Victorino Strikes it Rich with Red Sox Former Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino signed with the Red Sox yesterday for three years, ~$39 million. Keith Law of ESPN has already named the deal one of the worst contracts signed this o...
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