Phillies Making A Run At Madison Bumgarner

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Phillies Making A Run At Madison Bumgarner
Phillies Making A Run At Madison Bumgarner

The Philadelphia Phillies are in dire need of starting pitching this winter after nearly all of their starters regressed in 2019. Phillies starters ranked 23rd in baseball in fWAR last season, and supposed breakout candidates such as Nick Pivetta and Jerad Eickhoff endured subpar seasons in which they were moved to the bullpen. As such, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Phils could be in the market for a number of arms, including Gerrit Cole. However, Rosenthal also reports that the Phillies have also made contact with San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner: The Phillies are likely to cast a wide net for starting pitching, and can not be ruled out for the top free agent, right-hander

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