With the Jayson Werth Sweepstakes closed, the Philadelphia Phillies now set their sights on other matters this winter. The Winter Meetings just commenced today and Ruben Amaro Jr. has been relatively quiet since the Phillies' stunning playoff exit in late October.
What the Phillies will be looking to do from here on out is anyone's guess. RAJ hasn't made any noise so far this offseason—expect that to change soon. The Phillies ought to be looking to fill a few voids this winter in order to reclaim their stake in the NL.
The Phillies will look towards a replacement for Jayson Werth first and foremost. Although it appears to be Domonic Brown, only time will tell. Brown has just left Winter Ball after compiling a .069 average over nine games.
Something still tells me that RAJ won't "stand pat" for too much longer. Never count him out of the running—that's one thing that Philadelphia has learned over the past few years.
Here are five things that Amaro Jr. should do for the Phillies this offseason.