What does a team do when it's just lost one of the best closers in history? With Billy Wagner headed up the N.J. Turnpike, the Phillies are turning their attention to a reliever they've coveted for years -- Tom Gordon.
The Phillies have stepped up their efforts to sign Gordon in recent days, according to two sources who have spoken with them. What is still unclear is whether they are willing to give Gordon the three-year contract he is looking for at age 38.
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