ST. LOUIS -- Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said Wednesday he does not get the impression the Phillies are close to adding any help to the 25-man roster via trades.
"No, I don't," he said. "I think they're talking to every team in baseball and things like that. I think that we're not close as far as what I hear. We're not really close on deals. Deals are hard to make anyway. I don't really get excited. Talk [is nothing]. It's when you come in and say, 'We made a trade today.' That's when you've got something. I think there's a lot of fishing right now."