The Phillies had been hesitant to admit the need to rebuild, but GM Ruben Amaro Jr. on Friday echoed Pat Gillick's comments that commitment to change and youth is necessary.
The Phillies need to get younger and more athletic, interim team president Pat Gillick told John Clark in a interview. But how to get there is going to take work.
The Phillies spent $4.5 million this week to re-sign Grady Sizemore and Jerome Williams, two players who fill holes the farm system was not prepared to.
2wWhat will the Phillies' outfield look like in 2015? Ricky Bottalico and Ben Davis chime in with who they think will be in the outfield come opening day.
2wBrandon Belt's homer in the 18th inning gave the Giants the 2-1 win over the Nationals and a 2-0 series lead Saturday night.
2wThe Nationals host the Giants and the Dodgers host the Cardinals as the NLDS continues tonight.
3wWe recap Friday's MLB playoff action, including the Cardinals surging past the Dodgers for a wild 10-9 win.
3wThe Phillies released a statement Friday contradicting a Fox 29 report that president/CEO David Montgomery is being "pushed out."
3wThe NLDS series begin Friday, featuring the Giants visiting the Nationals and the Cardinals visiting the Dodgers.
3wAs he was in 2014, Marlon Byrd will be a popular trade chip for the Phillies. Will he be here in 2015, and if so, for how long?
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.