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A.J. Burnett started against his former Pittsburgh teammates, giving up one run in two innings Sunday as the Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1.
Jonathan Papelbon wants to be a more positive influence in his third season with the Philadelphia Phillies.
As the Phillies continue to shop closer Jonathan Papelbon this offseason, they may be interested in bringing back his predecessor. CSNphilly.com's Jim Salisbury says the Phillies and former closer Ryan Madson have mutual interest in reuniting, even with the right-hander having missed two consecutive seasons. Madson last appeared in the majors with Philly in 2011, but since has been sidelined with significant elbow injuries.
A new report says the Phillies are "very willing" to listen to offers for Jimmy Rollins, their former All-Star shortstop.
If any of these rumors become serious it could signal a major shift in the Phillies' future plans. This offseason they signed Marlon Byrd at 36 and brought back Carlos Ruiz who will be 35 on Opening Day. Now they want to trade their best players?
After two seasons with Jonathan Papelbon as their closer, the Philadelphia Phillies are trying to trade him.
Tampa Bay sent minor league pitcher Justin Choate and a player to be named to the Diamondbacks. Arizona dealt left-hander David Holmberg to Cincinnati.
Ruben Amaro and other GMs in similar situations — non-contending clubs with high-priced veterans — have to make a tough decision before July 31. Will they be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline?
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon, a World Series-winning right-hander with the Boston Red Sox in 2007, stole headlines Thursday — not for his earned run average, but rather for his political views.