Phillies president David Montgomery will take a medical leave from his post, the team announced Thursday. Senior advisor Pat Gillick will take over the position.
The Phillies have so little starting pitching depth that they will need to add a handful of arms before 2015, and the problem can't be fixed overnight.
53mYusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row. Here's a recap of Thursday's action around baseball.
5hThe Kansas City Royals claimed infielder Jayson Nix off waivers Thursday from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
11hPhilly treated Taney to one more magical day. Tug Haines was there to photograph it for us.
12hIt's been a dismal season for the Phillies, but the development of young relievers, specifically Ken Giles, offers plenty of hope for the future.
12hJonathan Papelbon's numbers stack him up with the best closers in franchise history.
19hMo'ne Davis meeting Chase Utley could break the Internet in Philadelphia.
1dThe Phillies pounded the Nats to complete their homestand 7-2. As Marlon Byrd put it: “Now we have to keep it going so we can smile after games.”
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.