So the Phillies are worried about Yasmany Tomas' defense, and the Braves and Padres are the new frontrunners? Hardly. Welcome to Posturing 101.
In today's run-starved environment, should the Phillies, or any team for that matter, care about Yasmany Tomas' defensive ability?
3yRuben Amaro's decision to recall Domonic Brown came after meetings with assistant GM Scott Proefrock and manager Charlie Manuel following Thursday's loss. By Jim Salisbury
3ySurprise! After indicating that Domonic Brown wasn't ready to return to the majors, the Phils called him up to replace the injured Shane Victorino.
3yThe Phillies turn to Doc Halladay in the opener of a three-game interleague series against the defending AL champs.
3yThe Mets edged the Nationals, 1-0, while the Marlins and the Braves both lost.
3yKyle Kendrick served up two homers to Jason Giambi, who hit three in the game, in the Phillies' 7-1 loss in the second and final game of the series against the Rockies. By Jim Salisbury
3yJoe Blanton and Shane Victorino will be heading to the DL and will be the fifth and sixth Phillies on the disabled list. By Jim Salisbury
3yCarlos Ruiz and the Phillies are a team of veterans, but that doesn't mean they have to act old. Some youthful exuberance might add some pizazz to the team. By John R. Finger
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.