Jim Salisbury analyzes the Phillies' offseason thus far, their change in approach to free agency and whether the club is any better.
The Phillies on Thursday signed catcher Wil Nieves and right-handed reliever Jeff Manship.
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2dThe Phillies announced Tuesday night that they have acquired relief pitcher Brad Lincoln from the Blue Jays in exchange for catcher Erik Kratz and minor-league pitcher Rob Rasmussen.
2dAccording to a report, free-agent backup catcher Wil Nieves "is headed to the Phillies."
2dJacoby Ellsbury, fresh off winning the World Series with Boston, reached agreement with the rival New York Yankees on a seven-year contract worth about $153 million.
2dIn an interview with Philadelphia magazine, Cole Hamels spoke about the Phillies' struggles last season, including a clubhouse culture filled with bitterness.
2dThere's 43 new free agents who have hit the market who were non-tenders by their clubs yesterday, and some would be a great fit for the Phillies.
2dRuben Amaro Jr. said he sees value in John Mayberry Jr. as a role player for the Phillies: "He's a lot more valuable than I guess people think."
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THE GOOD PHIGHT
For the first time since 1995, no Phillie had 60 or more walks.