MLB rumors: Why Mike Moustakas makes more sense than Josh Donaldson for Phillies

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MLB rumors: Why Mike Moustakas makes more sense than Josh Donaldson for Phillies
MLB rumors: Why Mike Moustakas makes more sense than Josh Donaldson for Phillies

The Phillies are in shopping mode as the hot stove heats up. Starting pitcher is a must. In fact, make that multiple starting pitchers. A revamped bullpen is key. Re-signing J.T. Realmuto feels like an inevitably after the veteran catcher's first season in Philadelphia. Over the last week, Moustakas and Donaldson have been heavily connected with the Phillies, and MLB.com laid out why the former makes more sense as a logical winter target. It will likely take a longer contract with a higher average annual value to sign Donaldson, limiting the Phillies' flexibility to make other major additions this offseason and potentially blocking Bohm at third base at least through 2022. There's also the qualifying-offer

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