Who would you rather sign, Aaron Nola or Blake Snell? We asked scouts around MLB.

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Last year, the Phillies charged into the offseason with a clear-eyed view of their biggest need and a strong preference for how to fill it. They targeted Trea Turner in a starry crop of free-agent shortstops, hurled $300 million at him, and planned a festive news conference. It all seemed so simple. But it’s worth remembering that the Phillies got outbid for Turner, with the Padres offering $42 million more. In a rare instance of a player’s leaving money on the table, Turner signed here because he wanted to play on the East Coast — close to his wife’s family in New Jersey, speci…

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