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Phillies Send RHP Cordero to the Nationals in Trade
When the Phillies had to open up some roster spots, there was the chance that they would lose some of their players.   First, Elvis Araujo was traded to the Miami Marlins.  Then, the Phillies designated for assignment the contracts of pitchers David Buchanan and Jimmy C…
Phillies Finally Get Off the Pot for Papelbon
So the Phillies finally got off the pot and traded all-star closer Jonathan Papelbon, but as Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said the Phillies didn't want to just get rid of the franchise's all-time save leader, they just didn't have a need for him...
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According to FOX Sports' Jon Morosi, a trade sending Jonathan Papelbon to the Nationals.  In return, the Phillies will receive Double-A right-hander Nick Pivetta.
Pivetta is ranked as the No. 12 overall prospect in the Nationals organization...
Phillies "Still In the Running" for A.J. Burnett
Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports that the Phillies are "very much still in the running" for A.J. Burnett.  FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported that A.J. Burnett is "in discussions with multiple clubs," and confirmed that the Phillies are in on the right-ha…
Phillies Fall to Nationals for Second Straight Night
PHILADELPHIA -- Jordan Zimmermann became the National League's first 16-game winner, pitching seven solid innings to lead the Washington Nationals past the Philadelphia Phillies3-2 on Wednesday night.
Zimmermann (16-8) struck out five, walked one and allowed two runs in …

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