In somewhat of an unexpected move, starting pitcher A.J.
Phillies senior advisor and interim CEO Pat Gillick has a long and distinguished track record of success as an MLB executive. Apparently, he also tells it like it is.
At times during 2014 it sounded like the struggling A.J. Burnett would call it a career after this season.
Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard is now 35 years old and though his power numbers spiked in 2014, his best days appear far behind him.