David Murphy: Trade(s) might be best route for Phils to fill some holes

Posted on Friday, Nov 09, 2012
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - Spend enough time looking at the Phillies' current holes and their current options for filling them and you will end up convincing yourself that their best option - perhaps their only option - for returning to the top of the National League East involves a trade. It could be a blockbuster on the level of the Yankees' 2009 acquisition of Curtis Granderson, or a lesser move that adds a needed part while also rectifying an intriguing internal dilemma.