Update 12/10/2013 (6:22 PM ET): Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee can block trades to 21 teams, according to reports. Ruben Amaro denied any trade talk between the pitchers.
We are built to win," Amaro said, calling the trade rumors "silly."
This morning: The Phillies have been busy this offseason. They have been willing to deal outfielder Domonic Brown and relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon. They have signed Marlon Byrd and re-signed Carlos Ruiz. The Phillies are looking for one more run at the World Series, but is this next rumor the way the Phillies really want to go?
According to Buster Olney of ESPN.com (tweet), the Phillies are willing to listen to offers on Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels, two aces that the Phillies have been able to retain together since the 2011 season. According to other reports, the Phillies are not willing to eat any money.
Stay tuned for more updates on Lee and Hamels.