Phillies prospect Roman Quinn thought his career was over when he tore his Achilles a year ago, but the speedy CF came back even stronger.
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.
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.
1wThere has been "energetic" discussion about Cole Hamels at the GM meetings, but the Phillies are in no hurry to move him and will have to wait on other dominoes to fall.
2wCenterfielder Colby Rasmus, 28, is coming off his worst pro season, but has a track record of power that could intrigue the rebuilding Phillies.
2wThe Phillies' on-field play isn't all Ruben Amaro Jr. wants to fix this offseason — chemistry and attitude lacked last season, he said, and that must change.
2wThe Cubs and Nationals are reportedly in trade talks about Jordan Zimmermann, which could drastically change the market for Cole Hamels.
2wThe Phillies will seek to revamp their entire roster this offseason, but the major moves will likely have to wait until the free-agent market clears up.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.