Phillies hunt for starting pitchers
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Late for another meeting, Ruben Amaro Jr. dashed from the ninth-floor Phillies suite at the Walt Disney Dolphin Hotel on Wednesday afternoon. The general manager is searching all corners of the winter meetings for starting pitching. Two more options, Bartolo Colon and Edinson Volquez, were snatched by other teams within the next two hours. "We've laid some groundwork," Amaro said. "That doesn't mean we're necessarily going to get anything done." The Phillies may leave here Thursday with nothing but a player taken in the Rule 5 draft (they are undecided on whether they will even select someone). They are not pursuing any of the top starters on the market like ...