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The Phillies welcomed the Seattle Mariners to town for the first time since 2003. Jerome Williams was making his first home start for the Phillies and it was a gem tossing seven innings and allowing just one run. Andres Blanco had the big blast for the Phillies with his three-run home run in the fifth inning and proved to be the game-winner as the Phillies won 4-1. More here.
MLB.com's Todd Zolecki reports Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said it is "very possible" the Phillies bring back Grady Sizemore for the 2015 season. Sizemore signed a minor league deal with the Phillies on June 24th and he was called up on July 10th. More here.