The Phillies have a lot of retooling to do with their roster in 2015 and they could have about $20 million more in payroll space to play with.
Jonathan Papelbon had one of the best seasons ever for a Phillies closer, and yet trading him seems so difficult.
Meet the Phillies' new head of amateur scouting Johnny Almaraz, who opened up about his drafting philosophy -- seeking "best-ability players."
1dThe Royals made a risky move by trading for pitcher James Shields -- a move that has them in the World Series.
2dNew Jersey governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law that will allow for sports betting in the state.
2dThe Phillies have outrighted Andres Blanco off their 40-man roster.
2dIn an interview on 94WIP, Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa admitted first baseman Ryan Howard might be better off playing for an American League team.
3dTravis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win.
3dPirates bench coach Jeff Banister will be named the Texas Rangers' new manager. That and more from around MLB on Thursday.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.