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What do the Phillies see in Sheffield?

Updated: April 2, 2009, 12:45 PM ET
By Rob Neyer

Todd Zolecki wonders if the Phillies might have a big announcement this afternoon:

Tigers manager Jim Leyland told reporters yesterday that three teams have expressed interest in Gary Sheffield.

We know the Phillies are one of them, and the fact Ruben Amaro Jr. has acknowledged that interest publicly tells me the Phillies very much want to sign him once he clears waivers at 1 p.m. today. If they were just kicking the tires, Amaro might not be so upfront about it (although he really ...

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