Phillies acquire veteran slugger Jose Bautista

Written By: Séamus Doyle, @saintseamus The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired Jose Bautista from the Mets Tuesday afternoon in exchange for cash or a player to be named later, reports say. Philadelphia claimed the veteran on waivers yesterday and have worked out a deal to trade for him. Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports the … Continue reading Phillies acquire veteran slugger Jose Bautista

Phils may not be done adding to roster: How do August Trades Work?

Written By: Séamus Doyle. Twitter: @saintseamus The July 31st non-waiver trade deadline is over, but that doesn't mean the Phillies are done acquiring players. Before the 4pm non-waiver deadline on July 31st, the Phillies made moves to obtain Asdrubal Cabrera, Wilson Ramos and Aaron Loup to improve their roster. Some non-realistic fans were disappointed Matt … Continue reading Phils may not be done adding to roster: How do August Trades Work?

Report: Phillies “serious contenders” to acquire All-Star OF Adam Jones from O’s

Written By: Séamus Doyle (@saintseamus) According to MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi the Phillies and Indians are the two most serious contenders to land 5 time All Star Adam Jones. Jones, a 4x Gold Glove award winner with a silver slugger under his belt, is the owner of a .278 career batting average with 1,757 hits … Continue reading Report: Phillies “serious contenders” to acquire All-Star OF Adam Jones from O’s

Rosenthal: Phils interested in Granderson

Written By. Séamus Doyle, @saintseamus Ken Rosenthal, of The Athletic and MLB Network, is reporting the Phillies are interested in acquiring veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson from the Toronto Blue Jays. Granderson, 37, is hitting .230 for Toronto with 9 homers, 29 RBIs and a .337 on base percentage. The Phils are looking to add a … Continue reading Rosenthal: Phils interested in Granderson

Report: Phillies interested in Orioles Veteran Closer

Trade speculation is continuing to heat up as we move closer to the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline, and thanks to a 51-40 record on the year the Phillies will be active buyers looking to upgrade for the second half pennant race. We all know the Phillies want Baltimore superstar Manny Machado, but there is … Continue reading Report: Phillies interested in Orioles Veteran Closer

Phillies place SS JP Crawford on DL, Recall INF Valentin

The Phillies have placed shortstop JP Crawford on the 10-day disabled list after suffering a right forearm strain. Crawford told media members his "arm went numb" while fielding a ball. He was lifted in the fifth inning of yesterday's loss to the Braves. Hopefully Crawford's time on the DL will result in a rejuvenation from … Continue reading Phillies place SS JP Crawford on DL, Recall INF Valentin