With their fourth straight win, a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the latest news out of Phillies camp, they could be buyers, or do nothing, as the trade deadline approaches.
Oh, there may be a small trade for a reliever, or a minor outfielder trade, but …
It is reported in several Web sites that the Phillies have offered $130 million, six-year contract to Cole Hamels and David Murphy of Philly.com wrote, correctly, that he doesn’t think that Phillies management would go in and talk to Roy Halladay that they traded Hamels.
Put it together. The Phillies are not going to be sellers.
This season has been such an amass of losses, celler-dwelling and late inning losses.
But this modest, four-game win streak has has got the Phillies to an important point.
At 41-51, the Phillies are 10 games below .500.
With Chase Utley, Ryan Howard and Roy Halladay back, the Phillies can clean up those 10 games.
It was good to see Hunter Pence get a two-out, two-run single to provi...