It's official: Jimmy Rollins is a Dodger. The long-awaited trade was officially announced by the Phillies Friday morning. The Phils receive 2 pitchers.
On 97.5 The Fanatic Friday, Phillies general manger Ruben Amaro Jr. said he's told Ryan Howard the club would probably be better off without him.
After the Jimmy Rollins trade became official Friday, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said he still hopes to move vets but Chase Utley wants to stay.
2wThe Phillies offered contracts to Antonio Bastardo, Dom Brown and Ben Revere, their three arbitration-eligible players, on Tuesday night.
2wThe Minnesota Twins have re-signed outfielder Torii Hunter to a one-year deal worth over $10 million. Hunter played his first 11 seasons in Minnesota.
2wThe Seattle Mariners are reportedly nearing a deal with free-agent slugger Nelson Cruz, who led baseball last season with 40 home runs.
3wThe A's have traded All-Star Josh Donaldson to the Blue Jays. Here's that and more from around baseball.
3wJamie Moyer, citing a desire to spend more time with his family, is leaving the Phillies' broadcast booth after one season.
3wMaybe stuff a cheesesteak inside a turkey next year?
3wYasmany Tomas has reportedly reached a deal with Arizona, but Ruben Amaro Jr. was "not disappointed" the Phillies couldn't land the Cuban slugger.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.