Old business: Contrary to Friday’s report by Japan’s Daily Sports Online, the Phillies have not reach agreements with Japanese relievers Shigetoshi Yamakita and Naoyo Okamoto, according to a Phillies spokesman. Yamakita and Okamoto pitched in the Yokohama BayStars farm system last season, so if the signings don’t come to fruition, it’s no great loss for the Phillies. By way of new business, it was a quiet weekend for baseball with the sports world overshadowed by yesterday’s Super Bowl. But if you’re looking for a fresh Phillies perspective, dajafi of the Good Phight explores the notion idea of the Phillies “Trading Up” with new acquisitions based on Baseball Prospectus’ VORP metric. 'Tis the season for 2010 stat projections. Check it out here.