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.
1hThe Royals grabbed an early lead and held on the rest of the way for a 3-2 Game 3 win and a 2-1 World Series lead.
4hJimmy Rollins and Paul Konerko became the first co-winners of the Roberto Clemente Award on Friday for their contributions on and off the field.
12hAcclaimed manager Joe Maddon opted out of the final year of his contract Friday and is leaving the Tampa Bay Rays.
16hRyan 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?
1dTim 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.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.