Soriano is looking for a multiyear contract that could be worth substantially more than $100 million, and the Phillies don't appear eager to play in that neighborhood. The Cubs, Angels, Dodgers and Astros are all in the hunt for Soriano.
"It's crazy," Gillick said of the market. "You don't like to tie up your situation for a long period of time. You've got to think down the line and what it could do to you. We're kind of working ourselves out of some situations like that now. But this is a very volatile market."
I can't see the Indians signing anyone to
a multiyear contract that could be worth substantially more than $100 million