With a trade still being finalized, Cole Hamels has to wait one more day for his latest career-changing moment … just like the 2008 World Series.
Now that Jonathan Papelbon is gone, Ken Giles showed what he can do as the Phillies' new closer in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Braves.
The Phillies picked up high-upside players at need positions, added four pitchers and freed up $40M in the Cole Hamels trade. Job well done?


Best of MLB: Josh Hamilton plays hero in Rangers' walk-off win 1h Associated Press Comments (0)
Josh Hamilton's walk-off hit gave the Rangers a win over the Yankees. That and more from Thursday's top MLB action. Read More »
Instant Replay: Phillies 4, Braves 1 3h John Finger Comments (0)
Each player in the Phillies' starting lineup recorded a hit on Thursday as the club notched a 4-1 win over the Braves in its return to Citizens Bank Park. Read More »
Mackanin, Phillies wait as Hamels trade details get finalized 6h John Finger Comments (0)
With Cole Hamels' trade to the Rangers still being finalized, Phillies' manager Pete Mackanin is waiting to see what to do with the rotation. Read More »
Is Aaron Nola ready to take over as ace of Phillies' staff? 6h John Finger Comments (8)
With Cole Hamels on his way to Texas, is rookie right-hander Aaron Nola ready to take over as the ace of the Phillies' pitching staff? Read More »
Watch: Pat Burrell critiques his legendary slip-N-slide form 8h Enrico Campitelli Comments (1)
Pat Burrell sat down with The700Level Show this week and critiqued his legendary slip-N-slide form. Read More »
Jonathan Papelbon earns 1-2-3 save in Nationals debut 10h Associated Press Comments (4)
Jonathan Papelbon earned a 1-2-3 save in his Nationals debut in Miami, closing out a 1-0 win for Max Scherzer. Read More »
Tonight's lineup: Red-hot Cody Asche sits again 10h Corey Seidman Comments (6)
Odubel Herrera bats fifth for the Phillies tonight against the Braves, while red-hot Cody Asche surprisingly sits for a second straight game. Read More »
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