The MLB Trade Deadline is less than a week away and some key contributors for the Philadelphia Phillies have been involved in trade rumors. The Phillies have arguably their best roster in their entire 121 year history as a baseball franchise, but they still have some glaring holes that need to be filled.
The search for a RH power-hitter began when the Washington Nationals made Jayson Werth, "an offer he couldn't refuse." The Phillies bullpen has been stellar all season long, but questions still linger about the youth and inexperience that currently resides at the back end.
2011 is clearly an all-in year for the Philadelphia Phillies as they have charged out to the best record in MLB, and the second most wins after 100 games in team history. Philly Nation expects GM Ruben Amaro to make another big splash at the trade deadline as he has done in each of the previous two seasons.
Here are the top three players that have been involved in trade rumors that the Phillies should keep at all costs.