The Phillies will not pick up the option on reliever Mike Adams, the team announced Thursday, and expect word on A.J. Burnett's future soon.
Alex Rodriguez is back with the New York Yankees following his year-long suspension.
5dHunter Pence and the Giants erupted late to beat the Royals in Game 4, 11-4, and tie the World Series at 2-2.
5dThe Phillies have been mentioned as a potential fit for Joe Maddon, but Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said Friday "Ryne Sandberg is our manager."
6dThe 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.
6dJimmy Rollins and Paul Konerko became the first co-winners of the Roberto Clemente Award on Friday for their contributions on and off the field.
6dThe 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.
6dThe 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.
6dAcclaimed manager Joe Maddon opted out of the final year of his contract Friday and is leaving the Tampa Bay Rays.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.