The Phillies continue to pursue different players before the July 31 trade deadline. Here are the latest rumors of who are on the Phillies’ radar:
- Jayson Stark reports that the Phillies were looking at Juan Cruz of the Royals. The Royals will only trade the reliever for a Major League ready prospect.
- Stark also reports that the Phillies haven’t given up on Roy Oswalt, Erik Bedard and Cliff Lee.
- Jon Heyman reports that the Phillies remain interested in Chien-Ming Wang, but the Texas Rangers have also jumped into the discussion.
- Heyman also reports the Phillies have discussed Pedro Martinez.