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Meanwhile, back in Ruben Amaro’s money chamber, the Phillies and Ryan Madson are closing in on agreeing to a four-year, $44 million deal.

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Deep breath.

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.