The Philadelphia Phillies have inquired about Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Marcus Stroman, according to major-league sources cited by The Phillies agreed on Friday to a three-year, $60-million contract with first baseman Carlos Santana and appear poised to move forward with their rebuilding process. The club has asked about several young, controllable starting pitchers around baseball this off-season, including Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Chris Archer and Kansas City Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, according to Of course, it’s important to note that “inquired” does not mean a deal is imminent or even likely. The Blue Jays have repeatedly stated their intention to contend in 2018 and so far, Stroman’s name has not come up as a player reportedly dangled by the team in trade talks.