If the Phillies are serious about maintaining a payroll between $165 million and $170 million, they have almost nothing left to spend this offseason.
The Phillies still haven't gotten any younger this offseason, a fact that manager Ryne Sandberg is reminded of often.
Plenty of players have talent. Plenty pile up stats and wins and All-Star Game appearances.
After running down high-priced talents such as Cliff Lee and Roy Halladay and digging deeply into their wallets to extend the contracts of homegrown players such as Ryan Howard and Cole Hamels the