Does this put you at ease?
Originally posted on The Zo Zone:
The Phillies have not been sellers before the July 31 Trade Deadline since 2006, when they moved Bobby Abreu, Cory Lidle, David Bell, Rheal Cormier, Ryan Franklin and others to change the look on the field and the chemistry in the clubhouse. But no matter what happens in the next few weeks, even if the Philies become sellers, Ruben Amaro Jr. said today the Phillies plan on competing in the future.
“It’s more about retooling than it is redoing,” he said at Citi Field. “We’ve got a lot of players that are pretty damn good that I expect to be playing next year for us.”