An interesting blurb in Todd Zolecki's column on Phillies.com tonight: the Phillies were interested in a reunion with former set-up man Ryan Madson. However, the reunion is looking less and less likely. Madson, who never threw a pitch in 2012 and is a free agent, appears to be headed elsewhere:
The Phillies had been interested in bringing back Ryan Madson as a setup man, but it looks like he's headed elsewhere.
The past tense of Zolecki's wording seems to indicate Madson may have something in the works. Madson suffered an injury and had Tommy John surgery before ever throwing a major league pitch for the Cincinnati Reds, who signed him to be their closer in 2012. Even though Aroldis Chapman had a dominant season with the Reds as their closer in the wake of Madson's injury, the team may put him in the rotation after all.
The MLB.com report linked above that thought a Jonathan Broxton signing would be grounds to move Chapman to the starting rotation may not leave the Red...