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Have the Phillies improved since last season?

With the Philadelphia Phillies coming off a disappointing 2012, the team only made a few additions to the roster this offseason. Are they any better than last season?

Phils interested in Wells, Hairston

According to CSN Philly's Jim Salisbury, the Philadelphia Phillies are interested in Vernon Wells and Scott Hairston.

Phillies admit Mike Adams is a risk

The Philadelphia Phillies are excited about the new addition to their bullpen, Mike Adams. But GM Ruben Amaro Jr. is aware that he took a risk in signing Adams.

Ruben Amaro Jr. addresses Phillies aging stars

Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. stated that regardless of the additions the team made this offseason, the health of the stars currently on the team's roster is the most important dynamic of success in 2013.

Phillies interested in Vernon Wells

The Philadelphia Phillies are rumored to be interested in Los Angeles Angels outfielder Vernon Wells and are still in pursuit of free agent outfielder Cody Ross.

Lannan signs with Phils

Philadelphia has agreed to terms with free-agent pitcher John Lannan, who was previously a member of the Nationals.

Phillies sign 2-year deal with Mike Adams

Mike Adams has signed a two-year, $12 million deal to make himself the setup man for the Philadelphia Phillies. The 34-year-old most recently with the Rangers has a career 2.28 ERA.

Phillies in pursuit of Cody Ross

After missing out on free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton, the Philadelphia Phillies are turning their attention to corner outfield option Cody Ross.

Ben Revere excited to join the Phillies

Ben Revere seems excited to join the Philadelphia lineup. The Phillies hope the speedster will improve their offense and defense.

Phillies seek a rental to bolster rotation

Since trading Vance Worley to the Minnesota Twins, the Philadelphia Phillies have needed to find a fifth starter for their starting rotation. Matt Gelb explains what kind of options the team has.

Are the Phillies interested in Nick Swisher?

With the Philadelphia Phillies believed to be lacking a corner outfielder who can hit in the middle of the lineup, some have found it odd that the team isn't more interested in free agent Nick Swisher.

Soriano deal to Phillies now 'longshot'

The Phillies are unlikely to acquire the Cubs' slugger.

Could the Phillies still land Josh Hamilton?

The winter's top free agent is still available. So how close are the Phillies to signing him?

Phillies talked Alfonso Soriano with Cubs

Looking to get back into contention next year, the Phillies have discussed trading young outfielder Domonic Brown to the Cubs for veteran Alfonso Soriano.

Manuel wants Phillies to acquire 'something big'

Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is happy with the additions the team has made this offseason, but like any one else, the 68-year-old manager welcomes the possibility of a big-time addition to augment the middle of the order.

Big move on the horizon for the Phillies?

Philly.com Sports: With the addition of Michael Young and Ben Revere, the Philadelphia Phillies filled two positions they looked to improve this offseason. According to Matt Gelb, it's now time to add some production.

Pitchers: Low-risk, high-reward options for Phils

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. stated that he is interested in acquiring a low-risk, high-reward starter to augment the team's starting rotation. Corey Seidman offers a list of some potential candidates.

Phils add Zach Miner on minor-league deal

Zach Miner, who pitched for four years for the Detroit Tigers before Tommy John surgery in 2010, will join the Philadelphia Phillies on a minor league contract.

Amaro: Young is a "very, very good ballplayer"

General manager Ruben Amaro is excited about the acquisition of Michael Young, a talented veteran who set franchise records for a Texas Rangers team that made World Series appearances in 2010 and 2011.

Michael Young: On decline or ready to bounce back?

On Saturday, the Philadelphia Phillies traded for veteran third baseman Michael Young filling a hole at the hot corner. The question: Is Young ready for a bounce-back season or is he on the decline?

Phillies have payroll flexibility

CSN Philly's Jim Salisbury notes that the Phillies still have the payroll flexibility to address their top offseason need -- adding a run-producing bat.

Michael Young expected to approve trade to Philly

After several days of deliberation, Michael Young is expected to approve a trade from the Texas Rangers to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Criticisms of Ruben Amaro Jr. unwarranted?

Sam Donnellon of Philly.com argues that the criticisms of Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. are unwarranted. Do you agree?

Could Michael Schwimer be on the move?

With the Phillies reportedly in advanced trade talks with the Rangers for Michael Young, it is believed that Philadelphia will have to give up a big-league reliever as part of the deal.

Why the Phils gave up so much in Revere trade

The Phillies traded away Vance Worley and Trevor May to acquire Ben Revere from the Minnesota Twins. CSN Philly's Jim Salisbury explains the move.

Phillies acquire Ben Revere for Worley, May

The Philadelphia Phillies filled their hole in centerfield, acquiring Ben Revere from the Minnesota Twins.

Phillies and Rangers discussing trade for Young

The Philadelphia Phillies are currently in talks with the Texas Rangers in regards to possibly landing infielder Michael Young.

Is Josh Hamilton a good fit for the Phillies?

CSN Philly addresses the issue with a roundtable debate.

Should the Phillies trade for Jacoby Ellsbury?

The Red Sox are shopping the center fielder and need pitching. The Phillies might be the perfect match.

Phillies in talks to trade Lee for Justin Upton

The Phillies are in talks with Arizona to bring Justin Upton to Philadelphia, although they'd likely have to give up Cliff Lee to acquire the talented young outfielder.

Lenny Dykstra potentially faces more prison time

Former Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra is scheduled to be sentenced on Monday for hiding and selling memorabilia linked to his bankruptcy filing. He could receive any where from 2-1/2 to 20 years.

Amaro: Phillies may wait to fill their needs

Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. stated that the team may wait until 2013 to make additions to the club. Do you think that is the best course of action for the team?