Phillies president David Montgomery will take a medical leave from his post, the team announced Thursday. Senior advisor Pat Gillick will take over the position.
The Phillies have so little starting pitching depth that they will need to add a handful of arms before 2015, and the problem can't be fixed overnight.
1dThe streaking Phillies go for the three-game sweep over the first-place Nationals on Wednesday night.
1dThe Phillies are pleased with the development of prospects Roman Quinn and Maikel Franco, but Larry Greene continues to disappoint.
2dCole Hamels was the latest Phillie to display frustration with manager Ryne Sandberg after being removed in a 4-3 win over the Nationals.
2dThe Braves' losing streak reached three games after they fell to the Mets, 3-2, on Tuesday night.
2dCole Hamels appeared upset at being pulled after 84 pitches, but the Phillies' bullpen and late situational hitting enabled a 4-3 win over the Nats.
2dA year after the Phillies signed high-priced Cuban defector Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, the pitcher has found health, success, and likely a September call-up.
2dThe Seattle Mariners signed general manager Jack Zduriencik on Tuesday to a multi-year extension. Here's more news from around the MLB.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.