WASHINGTON -- Ruben Amaro Jr. made it quite clear why he let Delmon Young go on Friday.
Roy Halladay has enjoyed smooth sailing since having shoulder surgery in May. He has reached the 75-pitch mark in bullpen sessions and seen the bite come back to his curveball.
As late as 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Michael Young was telling people he believed he’d be traded.
ST. LOUIS -- A handful of Phillies notes on a Thursday in St. Louis: