With the dismal 2012 season approaching its end, there are several Philadelphia Phillies players auditioning for jobs on the 2013 25-man roster. Some faces will stay the same, but a lot will change by opening day, 2013. It's time for players to step up or step aside, because mediocrity will not be tolerated in this town.
With contracts expiring and try-outs already taking place, who will sink and who will swim are the questions Phillies fans are asking themselves. The Phillies front office has the last month of the season to figure out a lot about its team moving forward into the 2013 season.
Who will stay and who will go? The next few weeks should tell us a lot about the Phillies moving forward.
Here are five current Phillies who must have a big final month of the season or find themselves in the unemployment line in 2013.