Jimmy Rollins and Pat Burrell have been on the Phillies' roster longer than any current player, and after enduring so many disappointments, the two finally felt what it was like to win a playoff series, writes Jayson Stark.
The White Sox sent durable starter Freddy Garcia to the Phillies to sustain both their future and their present.
For $85 million, Jim Thome ought to do more than just man first base for the Phillies, but on second thought, that's plenty, Jayson Stark writes.
Trade Deadline Day was quiet this year, but August may prove busy. Jayson runs down Wednesday's deals that were made -- and not made.