With this winter's free-agent bats looking lean, Ruben Amaro Jr. has been searching across the globe to add some power for the Phillies.
The Phillies mustered just one extra-base hit and were shut out for the 15th time this season in a 2-0 loss to the Marlins.
The Phillies held a private workout for Cuban defector Yasmani Tomas in the Dominican Republic on Monday.
10mIf the Phillies do not re-sign Carlos Ruiz, what are the team's options behind the plate? Corey Seidman takes a look.
10mThe bad? Speedy shortstop prospect Roman Quinn is out for a while with a torn Achilles. The good? Tommy Joseph will play winter ball after all.
10mThe Phillies want Carlos Ruiz back. Ruiz wants to return to the Phils. But there is stiff competition for the free-agent catcher, who is seeking a raise.
10mWe look at some news and notes from around the majors, including the Seattle Mariners naming Lloyd McClendon manager.
10mOur series examining potential Phillies offseason targets continues with right-handed starters Matt Garza and Ervin Santana, either of whom could provide rotational depth.
10mThe Phillies announced Monday that they will not make qualifying offers to free agents Carlos Ruiz and Roy Halladay.
10mThe Rockies are pursuing Carlos Ruiz for his defensive prowess, according to a report from The Denver Post.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.