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January 16, 2019

Live free agency updates: Phillies envisioning big three of Bryce Harper, Dallas Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel

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Andy MacPhail (right) talks as part owner John Middleton watches on during a press conference at Citizens Bank Park.

One thing is for certain this MLB offseason — the Phillies are dreaming big.

While they reportedly aren't dreaming big enough to consider signing both Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the Phillies do have their sights set on a trio of free agent signings that would make for quite the splash in Philly, according to Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY.

That ... would certainly be something. 

The Phillies have already been linked to all three players. Earlier this week, Nightengale called them the clear-cut favorites to land Harper following a Saturday meeting with the free agent outfielder in Las Vegas. And as for the other two, well, back in December they were also labeled the favorite to sign closer Craig Kimbrel, just a day after being linked to starter Dallas Keuchel

There's still the matter of when the Phillies sign their next player. The baseball world seems to be in a holding pattern until Harper or Machado make a decision, and with reports on Tuesday suggesting that won't happen until February, it could be a while. 


MORE: Report: Phillies won't sign both Harper and Machado — and may not sign either until February


As always, here's a look at all the latest MLB news and rumors in one convenient place to keep you up to date in the interim.


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