Carlos Ruiz

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2014 record: 73-89, 5th place in NL East

Manager: Ryne Sandberg, 3rd season

Estimated 2015 payroll: $140 million

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NEW YORK (AP) The head of the baseball players' union says there have been talks with Major League Baseball about increasing the sport's drug testing program.

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Despite trading off some of their assets before the deadline, the Phillies still have enough talent to compete for a playoff spot in 2013.

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The Washington Nationals -- who never posted a winning record, never reached the playoffs and never won a division title in their first seven seasons in the District -- didn't just knock down

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PHILADELPHIA -- For John Lannan, the moment came in the bottom of the third, when faced with a bases-loaded jam he struck out Ryan Howard and got Carlos Ruiz on a comebacker.

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