Phillies president David Montgomery will take a medical leave from his post, the team announced Thursday. Senior advisor Pat Gillick will take over the position.
The Phillies have so little starting pitching depth that they will need to add a handful of arms before 2015, and the problem can't be fixed overnight.
5dDavid Buchanan matches up with Shelby Miller as the Phillies face the Cardinals on Saturday night at 7:05 p.m. (CSN).
6dBehind a four-run third inning, the Phillies won their first back-to-back games since Aug. 5-7 with a 5-4 win over the Cardinals on Friday.
6dWe recap Friday night's action in MLB, featuring the Nationals' 10-game win streak coming to an end in a 10-2 loss to the Giants.
6dBaltimore's Manny Machado is will likely have knee surgery, which will keep him out for the rest of the season. That and more in today's MLB headlines.
6dBen Revere had three hits, Ryan Howard had two RBIs and the Phillies beat the Cardinals, 5-4, Friday for their first back-to-back wins since Aug. 5-7.
6dThe Phillies feel they know what they can expect from Grady Sizemore and are evaluating other potential outfield pieces for 2015.
6dDarin Ruf is back on the bench, and Dom Brown is back in left field as the Phillies face off against the St. Louis Cardinals tonight at 7:05 p.m.
Their win over the Mariners on Aug. 20 improved the Phils to 6-11 this season in interleague play.