Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/3/12
Ideas for third base for the 2013 Philadelphia Phillies are scarce but one could be intriguing  could be a trade for Tigers Jhonny Peralta. He has not played third since 2010 but has been solid at the position in the five seasons he has played at the hot corner. He is in the last year of his contract and could be a nice stop gap until Cody Asche is ready to emerge on the big league scene. Peralta had a down season in 2012 offensively but he is a career .264 hitter that averages 18 homeruns and 82 RBI’s in a season. The right handed hitter could break up the Phillies left handers and give the team some much needed pop. While he may not return to his 2011 form of hitting .299 with 21 homeruns, Citizens Bank Park should help his production. Even if he has an average year for him, it will be an upgrade for the Phillies from last season and should give the team one of the boosts it needs to get back into the postseason. The ten year veteran gives the Phillies flexibility on the left side...
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