In today's run-starved environment, should the Phillies, or any team for that matter, care about Yasmany Tomas' defensive ability?
So the Phillies are worried about Yasmany Tomas' defense, and the Braves and Padres are the new frontrunners? Hardly. Welcome to Posturing 101.
The Phillies on Thursday added three pitchers to their 40-man roster: left-handers Jesse Biddle and Adam Morgan and right-hander Nefi Ogando.
8mCody Asche's right hand, which was hit by a pitch on Sunday, is improving. Meanwhile, however, Maikel Franco is impressing the Phillies at third base.
8mWith aces Cliff Lee and R.A. Dickey set to face off on Tuesday night, the Phillies' lineup has an Opening Day feel to it.
8mThe Phillies and Braves will honor Jim Fregosi during a ceremony before Wednesday's exhibition game in Clearwater.
8mFormer Phillies prospect Jon Singleton opened up about his battle with addiction to marijuana and monthlong stay at a rehab center.
8mQuestions, distractions, injuries and controversy -- for the third straight year the Phillies are dealing with all of it in spring training.
8mDarin Ruf had tons of pressure last spring. This time around, he's controlling what he can control -- and that's playing baseball.
8mProjected fifth starter Roberto Hernandez recovered from a poor spring debut by pitching three scoreless for the Phillies in Monday's loss to the Rays.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.