Corbin, one of the premier pitchers on the market, came to Philly and heard the sales pitch. It is no secret that the Phillies will be active this winter, and the lefthander could be the first move they make.
The Phillies added shortstop Arquimedes Gamboa, and righthanded pitchers Edgar Garcia and Adonis Medina as they set their roster for next month's Rule 5 draft.
The team will hold retirement ceremonies for the franchise legends. Utley's will be the first, on May 4.
Once two other teams started zeroing in on the 37-year-old Young as a potential pitching coach, Gabe Kapler promoted him.
Gabe Kapler's home near the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, Calif. was destroyed by fire as wildfires continue to spread throughout parts of California.
The Phillies tapped into one of baseball's more progressive franchises to find a leader for their minor-league system.
The Phillies, who hope to emulate the 2017 World Series champs, took one of their former instructors.
It's been nearly 10 years since Brad Lidge dropped to his knees and waited for teammates to engulf him. We want to hear your memories.
"Gabe, I'm a New Yorker. I don't think anybody can be that positive," Andy MacPhail said.
Matt Breen covers the Phillies and other sports.