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.
2wAn errant throw by Cardinals reliever Randy Choate gave the Giants a 5-4 win in extra innings of Game 3 and a 2-1 lead in the NLCS.
2wGame 3 of the ALCS between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals on Monday night has been postponed.
2wThe Diamondbacks on Monday named former third base coach Chip Hale their new manager.
2wThe Phillies face an important decision with 27-year-old Domonic Brown: Ignore the ominous signs of 2014 and move forward with him, or cut ties.
2wKolten Wong hit a walkoff homer in the bottom of the ninth that sparked the Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Giants Sunday night to tie the NLCS at 1-1.
2wWith the Giants continuing to tame the Cardinals' bats in the playoffs, Jake Peavy is up next and looking to put the NL Central champions in a 0-2 hole.
2wThe Giants took Game 1 of the NLCS over the Cardinals, while the Royals stayed unbeaten in the postseason by beating the Orioles.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.