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If Duquette does nothing more this winter, many of the current players on the team would be fine with that.

“I know we’re still looking, but if not, we’re ready to go out and compete as we are,” said Tillman, who went 16-7 with a 3.71 ERA last year.

Shortstop J.J. Hardy said, “I don’t know what they’re trying to add, but we all feel confident with the guys we’ve got. So if we don’t add anyone, I feel like we’re still going to be able to compete. We’re going to be good.”