With the Phillies and Cole Hamels, it's all about leveraging another ace, and two teams in particular could help the Phils by signing Jon Lester.
The Phillies signed Chris Nelson and four others to minor-league deals where they will receive a non-roster invitation to spring training.
After months of rest, Cliff Lee (elbow) has been cleared to begin his offseason throwing program and, like Cole Hamels, could eventually be a trade chip.
1wThe Phillies took a chance Thursday by signing minor league free agent Elvis Araujo to a major league contract.
1wThe Phillies added a lefty to the bullpen by signing Elvis Araujo to a major league deal on Thursday.
1wThe Phillies signed big-league veteran Jeff Francoeur and seven others to minor-league deals on Thursday.
1wBrandon Morrow and Brett Anderson are 2 tantalizing free-agent SPs — young and talented but oft-injured. Should the Phillies take a gamble?
1wMaikel Franco is off to a hot start in the Dominican winter league, but Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said that the 3B job is Cody Asche's to lose.
1wCardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at the time of his fatal car crash last month in the Dominican Republic.
1wIt was a good day to be a CK — Clayton Kershaw and Corey Kluber on Wednesday won the NL and AL Cy Young awards, respectively.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.