The Phils could be on the verge of re-signing the man no one from this town wanted to lose.  Cliff Lee is close to making a decision and the "mystery team" everyone talked about today as if it were fake, turned out to be the Phils.

Here is a great collection of links compiled by mlbtraderumors from legitimate twitter accounts stating the Yankees are losing Lee and the Phils could be the frontrunner.  Could the Phillies be close to out-yankeeing the Yanks?

In prospect news, beerleaguer does a nice job of summarizing the top prospects in the Phils system.

Easily the craziest shit I've ever seen. Thank g-d no one was in there.