The Phillies fell flat Wednesday to lose their series against the Mets in what may be the final game in red pinstripes for several players.
The Cardinals filled their rotation hole with Justin Masterson, but keep an eye on the Royals, who have had recent trade talks with the Phillies.
1dThe Phillies got a stellar performance from Cole Hamels and three homers that included a Chase Utley grand slam in a 6-0 win over the Mets.
1dMarlon Byrd gets a day off as the trade deadline inches closer, and the Phillies held a private workout with Cuban free-agent outfielder Rusney Castillo.
1dChase Utley will start at second base and Marlon Byrd will get the night off Tuesday against righty Dillon Gee and the Mets.
1dCole Hamels and the Phillies face Dillon Gee, Travis d'Arnaud and the Mets on Tuesday night at 7:10 p.m. (CSN). Here's what you need to know.
1dEven saying you thought about executing the Phanatic should be grounds for arrest just like speaking about harming the President of the United States of America. This "fan" should be taken into custody immediately.
1dReports have surfaced recently that the Phillies have made Cole Hamels available and the Dodgers are interested. What could a Cole-to-L.A. trade look like?
1dPhillies analyst Ben Davis gives a demonstration of the controversial play at the plate rule and expresses why he dislikes it.
Before this season, Cliff Lee had never been on the disabled list with an arm problem.