As the emptiest MLB off-season of all time continues, let’s allow our fevered minds to drift into the fantasy of a winter in which not only anything is possible, but something occasionally happens:
October 10: A single light turns on at Citizens Bank Park. Matt Klentak returns to his office, ready to get to work. He has two voicemails. One is from John Middleton, subtlety suggesting that the rebuild reach a new phase this winter through some dramatic signings. The other is Peter Gammons, who can be heard ordering a sandwich through the fabric of his pants pocket.