Regardless of what actually happens this winter, you will hear plenty of Philadelphia Phillies rumors. Some of them may come true, but most of them will be too far-fetched to even be a realistic possibility.
Multiply that by the fact that they could potentially have four major holes (center field, third base, setup man and starting pitcher) to fill this winter and you know we're in for a long offseason in the rumor mill.
So how do you know what to believe and what not to believe? Well, the answer is a bit more simple than you think—Read this slideshow.
The best way to sort through most of these rumors is to find out what is feasible and what is completely asinine. Take a look at the Phillies' payroll and state of the farm system and figure out what is completely out of the realm of possibility.
Sounds like too much work? No problem. I'll do it for you. Here are 25 rumors that you will hear about the Phillies this winter that you shouldn't believe.