The Jon Lester-to-the-Dodgers possibility may have lessened with the news that the Phillies have put Cole Hamels on the trade block . . . and that Los Angeles is interested.
After a couple months worth of reports that Cole Hamels is not on the market . . . maybe he's on the market.
Bedard was demoted from the rotation to the bullpen three weeks ago, but has barely pitched since then and at age 35 could be nearing the end of the line.