As the off season winds down the Philadelphia Phillies still aren’t happy with their outfield situation. They’ve got Domonic Brown, John Mayberry Jr., Darin Ruf, Laynce Nix and Ben Revere do you notice whats missing? A veteran presence and that’s what general manager Ruben Amaro Jr is still searching for.
“We’ve had several talks with free agents, although they’re limited now,” Amaro said Friday. “We’ve also talked about some possible trades. We’re staying active as far as that is concerned. We’re still trying to improve, depth-wise, in our outfield, if we can. We don’t have proven everyday Major League players on our corners right now. If we can create some depth there, if we can create some competition, I would like to do that.” (MLB.com)
So while they’ve been searching it doesn’t sound like anything is close to happening. MLB.com does list two names as possibilities, Vernon Wells and Scott Hairston.
Hairston is a guy they once coveted and almost had a trade with the San