Buchanan said he has been working on refining his curveball this offseason, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. ďIt started coming along there toward the end [of last season]. But itís definitely something that has a lot of work still to go," Buchanan said. "Itís definitely something Iím working on. Itís getting better, which is all I can ask for.Ē
GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said he expects Hamels to be with the Phillies when the regular season begins, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. "If I was going to handicap it," Amaro said, "I would probably say that he'd be in our pinstripes on Opening Day and pitching against Boston."
Revere said he is able to do his typical offseason workout routine now that he no longer has screws in his right ankle, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. "I can do everything," Revere said. "I can do power lifting. I couldn't even squat last year. I'm squatting 400 pounds now. Last year, my hamstring [shut] down, my quads were weak. Now, I'm getting all my strength back."