MLB Rumors: Free Agents Available Who Could Fit the Phillies in 2012

February 7, 2011 by  
Filed under Fan News

I hate to try to look into the future, but it’s looking like the 2012 free agency period may be an important one for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Many of the main cogs of the franchise will be over the age of 35 or close to it.  The window of opportunity isn’t exactly opened all the way.

Not only do some of the Phillies prospects have to prosper down the line, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is going to have to make some tough decisions.  Who does he want to re-sign or sign during this time frame?  Philadelphia’s farm system is ranked in the top five, by the way.

I think there’s two focal points that Amaro will target: a power hitting right-handed outfielder, and arms in the back of the bullpen.

Here are 10 guys I can see Amaro targeting after the 2011 season….



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Article Source: Bleacher Report - Philadelphia Phillies

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