Brown followed that up by saying that the deal was "close," but not done.
Madson has been fantastic for the Phillies over the last few seasons, but $44 million (with a possibility for 57) on any reliever? When the Phillies have so much money tied up in just a few players, already?
That’s a lot.
Jamie Moyer said through his foundation's Facebook page that he's thrown for 10 teams and has a good amount of interest.
Michael Cuddyer was in town today, too. He toured CBP, had lunch with team officials and, reportedly, met with Charlie Manuel, who flew in from Florida.