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.
3yThe Phils have made a bevy of big in-season moves in recent years. But Ruben Amaro may be handcuffed by an inflated payroll and luxury tax pressures this season. By Jim Salisbury
3yIn Game 2 of this interleague series, Cliff Lee takes the hill against his former team. Colby Lewis will get the ball for the Rangers.
3yBen Francisco has been the poster child for the Phillies recent hitting woes. Friday night, however, he pushed the Phils past the Texas Rangers with a two-run bomb. By John R. Finger
3yChase Utley hasn't appeared in a game for the Phillies yet this season, but the time for his 2011 debut could be near. By Jim Salisbury
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.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.