Yes, yes, I know. Too many posts in rapid fire. But this rumor might actually have legs, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports:

The Phillies, interested in a right-handed batter to hit behind cleanup man Ryan Howard, talked to the Cubs about a swap of Domonic Brown for Alfonso Soriano but may still be slightly more inclined to sign a free agent, such as Cody Ross or someone else.

Phillies people are said to be split over how hard to try for Soriano, who had 32 home runs, 1O8 RBI and a .262 batting average with vastly improved outfield defense.

Brown has been a top Phillies prospect for quite some time, but has never really gotten a chance to play full-time in the major leagues. He's a career .296/.373/.461 hitter in the minor leagues, but his major-league numbers are just .236/.315/.388 with 12 home runs in 433 at-bats. Heyman continues: