CLEARWATER, Fla. – Overshadowed by the unveiling of A.J. Burnett and the arrival of Bobby Abreu was this important and troubling bit of news from Phillies camp Sunday:
At the start of spring training last season, Chase Utley said: "Age is a number -- it depends on how you treat your body and how you take care of it."
With the re-signing of Carlos Ruiz, the Phillies appear to have their starting lineup in place for 2014.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. admitted Monday that he has struck out on some of the people he has pursued to be the team’s pitching coach.