2013 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB): Charlie Manuel has been fired (Aug. 16)
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06-24-2013, 12:23 PM
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The annoying thing is that it's not terribly difficult to rebuild on the fly, but I don't trust the GM to do it properly. They have Lee and Papelbon which should return them legitimate, just about big league ready prospects. They have Rollins who could get them something decent, and Young who could get them something minor. If Lannon pitches well over the next month or so they could move him for something minor as well.
This team could be on its way to competing again in about 2 seasons if they dismantled it properly, but I have a feeling they're going to hold on to everyone and sign another overpriced free agent. Or trade Lee off for more 3 years away pitching prospects.
If we trade Papelbon, I hope it's to Detroit. It seems like the most logical destination.
I doubt Lee is dealt.
Rollins, yeah. Highly unlikely to be dealt.
Young? Possibly. I want to see what the kid we have in the minors can do. (Asche)
Lannan? Doubt it.
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