As the calendar gets set to flip to 2024 on Monday, the Philadelphia Phillies have still not added another piece to help improve the roster through free agency or in a trade.

While they brought back No. 2 starter Aaron Nola, and tried to lure pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto to Philadelphia, they could still be in the market for pitching according to Jon Heyman of the New York Post.

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Per Heyman, the Phillies remain in play to add the top remaining free-agent starters, Jordan Montgomery and NL Cy Young winner Blake Snell.

The Phillies made a real attempt for Yamamoto — their presentation drew praise — and with a recent history of smart free-agency plays remain in play to sign another top free-agent starter, including Montgomery and Snell.

Both Snell and Montgomery are left-handed starters, that could slide into the Phillies rotation and add more depth.  The Phillies could use them to split right-handers, Zack Wheeler and Nola, giving them two right-handers and two left-handers, along with Ranger Suarez come playoff time.

"Phillies are still looking for a big pitcher," said Heyman on Bleacher Report Live. "They like Snell and made a good presentation to Yamomoto. They are an outside possibility for Snell."

Snell is a two-time Cy Young winner and Montgomery helped Texas win their first-ever World Series title.

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