Call this Deep Thoughts or baseless speculation if you must — and you must, because that’s all it is — but Ryan Lawrence is not wrong here:
While perusing Padres, I feel like they’re a nice match for Phillies. Lots of OF, some nice prospects. And Phils have a lefty from San Diego
— Ryan Lawrence (@ryanlawrence21) December 19, 2014
And that was before they added Justin Upton. Without having to get rid of their best prospects to do it, too.
A.J. Preller is awake. Hell, he’s mainlining Five Hour Energy, it seems. Someone wake up Rube and make this happen.