Last year, the Phillies had a battle for the fifth starter spot. It was mainly between Chan Ho Park, JA Happ, Kyle Kendrick, and Carlos Carrasco. Well things have changed. There is still a battle for the fifth spot in the rotation, but it has different contenders. Chan Ho Park is a free agent, Carrasco is with the Indians, and Happ is in the rotation. So far the Phils rotation is Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, JA Happ, and Joe Blanton. That leaves Jamie Moyer and Kyle Kendrick to fight it out for the fifth spot. The Phillies are also considering resigning Pedro Martinez. That would make it a three-way battle. The most likely option right now is Jamie Moyer, who won 12 games last year. Let's face it, the guy isn't that bad. In my opinion, its his job to lose. Kendrick will have to take it from him ...
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