February 23, 2007

Linebrink/Rowand talks still on

The Phillies cont. to attempt to acquire RHP Scott Linbrink to strength their bull pen. Linebrink would be a solid addition to the biggest weak point the Phillies have. However, the cost would be their starting center fielder Aaron Rowand. Randy Miller of Phillyburb.com reviews the trade that appears on the shelf:

Despite reports that the Phils and Padres still may complete a rumored deal later this spring, two team sources predicted reliever Scott Linebrink will not be acquired if it means giving up starting center fielder Aaron Rowand.

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