Cole Hamels coasted through seven strong innings in leading the Phillies to a 5-2 win over the Padres in San Diego.
The Phillies have a legitimate interest in Yasmani Tomas, the latest Cuban defector whose big bat could command nearly $100 million.
55mAdam Wainwright tossed a shutout against the Brewers to win his 19th game of the season. That and more from around baseball on Wednesday.
6hMaikel Franco and Darin Ruf are in the lineup as the Phillies hope to jump-start their offense against the Padres on Wednesday night.
8hThe Phillies look to bounce back in San Diego and snap a three-game losing streak with Cole Hamels pitching in his hometown.
13hOnly 13 games remain in this miserable slog of a season.
22hA.J. Burnett suffered his MLB-leading 17th defeat in the Phillies' 5-4 loss in San Diego, which also guaranteed the club's second straight losing season.
1dThe Phillies lost to the Padres again Tuesday, 5-4, falling to 69-82 and ensuring their second consecutive losing season.
1dWe recap Tuesday's top MLB action, including the Nationals and Orioles each winning to clinch division titles.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.