Says the Boston Globe’s Zack Greinke:

Are the Phillies ready to spend some serious money?

It would appear so.

Harper, Machado, or both are definitely in play.

The Phillies have serious TV money to spend and they have a chance to take the next step in their comeback.

Watch for the beginnings of trade or free agent talks on starter and bullpen enhancements.

They are certainly one of the teams who could afford the rest of Zack Greinke’s $104.5 million contract over the next three years if the Diamondbacks want to deal him:

https://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/redsox/2018/11/03/baseball-hot-stove-will-begin-cook-this-week/MwpMnt4443pOXibl6Qu9MK/story.html