Philadelphia Phillies To Add Carlos Quentin to Corner Outfield?

William ZeltmanContributor INovember 18, 2010

CHICAGO - AUGUST 25: Carlos Quentin #20 of the Chicago White Sox breaks his bat while hitting the ball against the Baltimore Orioles at U.S. Cellular Field on August 25, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The Orioles defeated the White Sox 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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The Philadelphia Phillies are interested in trading for right-handed corner outfielder Carlos Quentin, says ESPN's Jason Stark. According to Stark, the Phillies have laid extensive groundwork for a deal with the White Sox to make a deal.

While Chicago has said they are not shopping the 28-year-old, many times teams will make statements like that to drive the price up for the player. With Jayson Werth a long shot to return, the Phillies are exploring other right handed bats to offset Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, and Raul Ibanez. Many expect Domonic Brown to start in right field...