Ruben Amaro Jr. has never been afraid to make a bold move, but spending money "intelligently" was a priority in this thin free-agent market.
Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo and the Texas Rangers on Saturday agreed to a seven-year, $130 million contract.
3wThe Phillies made three big trades from 2009-12 to get younger, but none of the five prospects they acquired have yet panned out.
3wFor the Phillies, a youth movement has to occur internally -- for one reason or another, their high-priced veterans are nearly impossible to trade.
3wWe take a look at the best and worst moves made around the league during an atypically busy opening month to MLB free agency.
3wPhillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. joined Comcast SportsNet’s “Philly Sports Talk” on Monday to discuss Roy Halladay, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz and more.
3wRuben Amaro has suggested the Phillies will tender John Mayberry Jr. an arbitration offer for 2014, but why?
3wCritics are restless for the Phillies to bring in young blood, but it's not that simple. Here's a look at the aging Phils and what they can do to fix it.
4wChase Utley said last spring that age "is a number," and the aging Phillies will look to prove that in 2014.
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THE GOOD PHIGHT
For the first time since 1995, no Phillie had 60 or more walks.