MLB trade rumors: Do Philadelphia Phillies need more pitching? Here's what Gabe Kapler told 94WIP

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MLB trade rumors: Do Philadelphia Phillies need more pitching? Here's what Gabe Kapler told 94WIP
MLB trade rumors: Do Philadelphia Phillies need more pitching? Here's what Gabe Kapler told 94WIP

The Philadelphia Phillies are in a bit of a slump right now, and a lot of that has to do with pitching. The Phillies have lost five of their last seven games, and 10 of 16. In that 16-game stretch, the Phillies have allowed their opponent to score 97 runs, or more than six per game, none worse than Sunday's 15-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves. Now, all of a sudden, the Phillies are 2.5 games behind the Braves in the NL East after leading the division for most of the season. The Phillies have been tied to various pitchers on the trade market in recent days, including Tigers' Matthew Boyd and Shane Greene, Giants' Madison Bumgarner and Blue Jays' Ken Giles. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler was asked on

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