The Phillies had been hesitant to admit the need to rebuild, but GM Ruben Amaro Jr. on Friday echoed Pat Gillick's comments that commitment to change and youth is necessary.
The Phillies need to get younger and more athletic, interim team president Pat Gillick told John Clark in a interview. But how to get there is going to take work.
The Phillies spent $4.5 million this week to re-sign Grady Sizemore and Jerome Williams, two players who fill holes the farm system was not prepared to.
6hAcclaimed manager Joe Maddon opted out of the final year of his contract Friday and is leaving the Tampa Bay Rays.
10hRyan Howard was a drag on the Phillies' offense for much of 2014. How much can the team really get if they trade their first baseman?
22hTim Hudson is set to take the mound Friday night for the Giants when they return home to face Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals in Game 3 of the World Series.
1dThe Phillies on Thursday re-signed veteran outfielder Grady Sizemore to a one-year, $2 million contract.
1dChase Utley was nominated as one of three finalists for the NL Gold Glove at second base, while double play partner Jimmy Rollins was snubbed.
1dIn an interview with CSN's John Clark Thursday, Phillies interim CEO Pat Gillick admitted that the team likely won't contend until at least 2017.
1dThe Kansas City Royals responded in Game 2 with a 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants to tie the World Series at one game apiece.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.