ST. LOUIS – Recent efforts by Phillies management to trade for a backup outfielder have been unsuccessful.
The surging Phillies will try to keep their successful homestand going on Saturday. Friday night’s series opener with the Chicago White Sox was postponed because of heavy rain.
Charlie Manuel has a way about him. You’ve probably noticed. Things he does. Things he says. Things he believes.
It's possible no one in the ballpark saw Luis Garcia pitch in a live game before he made his major-league debut Wednesday night.