Sources: Placido Polanco not on block

Updated: December 6, 2011, 2:33 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

DALLAS -- The Phillies are feeling out other teams' interest in third baseman Placido Polanco, but are only interested in trading Polanco if they can't re-sign free-agent shortstop Jimmy Rollins, sources told ESPN.com Tuesday.

After word spread at the winter meetings that Polanco was available, Phillies personnel made a point of telling several clubs Tuesday that they're "not shopping" Polanco. And an executive of one team said he was told, explicitly, that the 36-year-old third ...

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