The Phillies were looking to jump on the Braves again last night. Ryan Howard got the Phillies on the board with his two-run home run in the first. He was 1-for-3 with his home run and two walks on the night. Carlos Ruiz had a good game in the two-hole going 2-for-5 with a double. Reid Brignac continued to swing a hot bat going 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored as the Phillies rolled to a 5-2 victory. More here.
Winnipeg Jets are shopping left winger Evander Kane. The only team mentioned as a potential landing spot is Philadelphia as the report says, "I can see him going to the Flyers in a deal for Brayden Schenn." Kane has been tied to the Flyers in the past as it was reported around the NHL trade deadline the Jets and Flyers were talking about a deal that would've sent Kane to Philadelphia. More here.
The Sixers hosted top prospect Andrew Wiggins in town for workouts and dinner the last few days. Interest is high in Wiggins as the 76ers have not scheduled workouts with other elite draft prospects such as ex-Kansas center Joel Embiid, ex-Duke forward Jabari Parker or Australian guard Dante Exum. More here.