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The Phillies wrapped up their three-game series with the Mariners yesterday afternoon with Cole Hamels on the mound. Hamels allowed three runs in just five innings of work but Wil Nieves put forth a great effort going 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Jimmy Rollins had a strong game at the plate going 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored as the Phillies went on to win 4-3. More here.
The Eagles announced they have acquired kicker Cody Parkey from the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for running back David Fluellen. Fluellen was released by the Eagles this morning while the Colts waived Parkey as well. More here.
Phillies reportedly told other teams at the trade deadline that Burnett will retire at the end of 2014 and, in the same report, Burnett supposedly told teammates the same thing. That lends itself to questions following his 27th start and Burnett told reporters that he will "probably not" pitch in 2015. More here.