The Phillies have released outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr., the team announced on Monday.
The Phillies have plenty of inventory, but will anybody actually buy it? As Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches, perhaps no team has more players available than the Phillies, who are motivated to sell.
With the passing of the Draft signing deadline, teams have had a recent influx of talent into their farm systems, and with that, MLBPipeline.com has updated the Top 20 Prospects lists of all 30 teams.
Ryan Howard's wild week culminated Sunday in a 4-2 victory over Arizona at Citizens Bank Park, where he hit a two-run home run in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning on a controversial play at the plate to give the Phillies a rare series victory.
The Phillies scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning of their 4-2 win against the D-backs thanks to a reversal on a play at the plate that was deemed a violation of the obstruction rule.
Nearly every contending team hopes to acquire bullpen help before Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline, which has made Phillies left-hander Antonio Bastardo a popular pitcher for weeks. But the past two nights have not helped his value.
The D-backs won and lost a pair of instant replay challenges in the ninth inning against the Phillies on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.
After sitting the past three games for what Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg called a "mental break," first baseman Ryan Howard was back in the starting lineup on Saturday night.
The July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline is only days away, and as such, the Mets and Phillies contest Monday night at Citi Field will draw an unusual degree of interest. Both starters, Philadelphia right-hander A.J. Burnett and New York righty Bartolo Colon, are proven veteran arms and therefore potential trade targets.
Cliff Lee went five innings and allowed three runs on Saturday night before Antonio Bastardo surrendered the go-ahead run in the 10th inning of Phillies' 10-6 loss against the D-backs at Citizens Bank Park.
Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg lost a challenge in the ninth inning of Friday's 9-5 win over the D-backs at Citizens Bank Park.
The Phillies scored five times in the first three innings and Kyle Kendrick submitted a solid bounce-back performance in a 9-5 win over the D-backs on Friday at Citizens Bank Park.
Grady Sizemore chopped up a single up the middle in the first inning on Friday for his 1,000th career hit.
Jimmy Rollins said he had not paid much attention to the $11 million countdown, but then again, he's a baseball player who already has made more than $80 million in his career.
General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Friday afternoon that he believes Ryan Howard still has a future with the Phillies.
The Phillies have countless players available before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, but so far they have not found anybody willing to meet their asking price.
Jonathan Papelbon would like to be traded to a contender before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, but the veteran closer said on Thursday that he likes the makeup of the Phillies' bullpen and wouldn't be disappointed if he's still with the club in August.
Phillies reliever Ken Giles is among the Major League players who attended Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz. The school, which is home to 1,800 full-time students, has produced 15 big leaguers.
Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg benched Ryan Howard in favor of Darin Ruf for a second consecutive game on Thursday -- this time against Giants right-hander Tim Hudson -- and is considering a platoon system at first base.
Cole Hamels fired eight sharp innings with 10 strikeouts, while Marlon Byrd and Chase Utley delivered RBI singles in the Phillies' 2-1 win over the Giants on Thursday.
Jonathan Papelbon made it crystal clear he wants to be traded before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, but the past couple of games have not helped his cause.
With rumors swirling about where A.J. Burnett will be Aug. 1, the 37-year-old proved Wednesday that he could be a valuable addition to a team hopeful of making an October run. He went eight scoreless innings in a showcase performance before Jonathan Papelbon allowed three runs in the ninth inning of a 3-1 loss to the Giants.
Ryan Howard is struggling through arguably the worst season of his career, following two injury-riddled seasons, and Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg is ready to look at other options at first base, something unimaginable just a few years ago.
Phillies scouts are pretty much everywhere these days, watching Minor League prospects from every team that might be a trade partner before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. The Phillies had a scout at Double- A Erie on Wednesday afternoon to watch Tigers right-hander Jake Thompson and possibly others.
After Carlos Ruiz missed almost a month because of a concussion, the Phillies reinstated the catcher from the disabled list Wednesday. The Phillies also recalled right-hander Phillippe Aumont from Triple-A Lehigh Valley following Tuesday's 14-inning loss to the Giants.
The Phillies gave scouts a good long look at nearly everybody on their roster in Tuesday's 9-6 loss in 14 innings to the Giants at Citizens Bank Park.
Chase Utley was selected as the Phillies' winner of the Heart and Hustle Award, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced Tuesday.
After a short stint in the Majors earlier this year, Darin Ruf was granted another crack at big league action after the Phillies recalled him from Triple-A Lehigh Valley before Tuesday's game vs. the Giants.
Fifteen scouts had seats for Cliff Lee's start Monday night at Citizens Bank Park, but not everybody came to see him. Some came to see other Phillies players available before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, including left-hander Antonio Bastardo. If a team needs relief help, it almost certainly has contacted the Phillies about him.
Cliff Lee has not stumped publicly to be traded, although he probably would not stand in the way of a change of scenery. But that will be tough to do before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.