Found September 17, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
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The Phillies have some quality pieces on their team, but they are still looking to get better. They have Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins and others, but they still are looking to acquire more hitting. In the offseason, the Philadelphia Phillies will be looking for a right-handed outfielder that has some power, writes Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. Zolecki says that there has been buzz about Cuban first baseman Jose Abreu, but there doesn't appear to be a fit between the two sides, as Abreu cannot play the outfield. One guy the Phillies have been very interested in is Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. He is a right-handed hitter, plays in the outfield and he certainly does bring the power element to the table. Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro covets the young outfielder and has called the Marlins ten times about Stanton, but he has gotten shut down each time. There will be plenty of options for them to choose from, but Stanton and Abreu are unlikely. Some players they could target in free agency are Corey Hart, Hunter Pence, Mike Morse and others. Who they will look at or target this offseason remains to be seen. Follow Robert on Twitter @RobertMurrayMLB Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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