This is what happens when a team is in last place. The Blue Jay called the Phils to discuss the possibility of trading for Cole Hamels and/or Shane Victorino. Ruben Amaro alluded that an alteration to the roster might be necessary if things don’t turn around. No reason to retire those shirseys, though, because, as Kyle Scott at Crossing Broad points out, the Phils aren’t at that point yet and, really, can’t afford to let their best player right now (Hamels) go, even if it’s to replenish a depleted farm system. [Crossing Broad]
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