Maikel Franco hit .337/.344/.570 with four home runs over 22 games in the Dominican Winter League playoffs.
The Brewers and Phillies haven't talked about a possible Jonathan Papelbon trade in two days, according to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports a Jonathan Papelbon deal to the Brewers is "on life support, at best."
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN reports that the Astros discussed pursuing free-agent right-hander Kyle Kendrick before their failed pursuit of Ryan Vogelsong.
ESPN's Jayson Stark reports that the "last remaining obstacle" to a trade sending Jonathan Papelbon to the Brewers is deciding how much money from the reliever's $13 million 2016 option the Phillies would pick up.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that, in order to waive his no-trade clause, Jonathan Papelbon would likely require a team on his no-trade list to guarantee his $13 million option for 2016.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that, in addition to the Brewers, the Blue Jays have also inquired on Jonathan Papelbon.
According to Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan, the Brewers and Phillies are having serious talks about Jonathan Papelbon.
Phillies signed INF Tyler Greene to a minor league contract.
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro said Tuesday that he thinks Cole Hamels "is going to be in our uniform" next season.
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro said Tuesday that Cliff Lee (elbow) has already thrown off a mound 3-4 times this offseason.
Jim Bowden of ESPN and SiriusXM reports that the Rangers "continue pursuit" of Kyle Kendrick and Ryan Vogelsong.
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro reiterated that if Ryan Howard remains with the team heading into spring training, that he'll have to earn the team's starting job at first base.
Cliff Lee (elbow) is progressing quicker than anticipated in his recovery from a flexor pronator strain and he's scheduled to throw off a mound for the first time in two weeks.
Phillies claimed OF Jordan Danks off waivers from the White Sox.