As a rebuilding team, the Phillies are not expected to have an incredibly high-profile offseason. Most (if not all) top-tier free agents will not appeal to this team right now, as they will likely be in decline by the time the Phightin’s are contending again.
While the majority of playing time should go to young players on the rise, there is still the need for experienced pitchers to eat innings, mentor the kids, and most especially, lighten the workload on the young arms.
Since we aren’t expecting blockbusters deals in Philadelphia this offseason, I’m going to focus on the low-cost, low profile free agents on the market.
Today, I’ll be addressing Starting Pitchers.