Prior to another Phillies loss on Sunday, Charlie Manuel spent time reminiscing about what the organization used to have.
That can happen during a 1-13 stretch.
From Jonathan Pettibone to Darin Ruf, Justin De Fratus and Cody Asche, Ethan Martin had seen a number of his Lehigh Valley teammates receive promotions to the Phillies this season.
Before Wednesday night’s game and his first major-league start, Cody Asche took the field a little earlier than normal.
As late as 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Michael Young was telling people he believed he’d be traded.