Phillies place Lively on DL, recall Thompson

The Phillies announced Friday that they have placed RHP Ben Lively on the 10-day disabled list with a lower back strain. The move comes just hours after Lively got absolutely lit up by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday afternoon. Lively didn't look so lively at all against Arizona allowing seven earned runs in just 2 … Continue reading Phillies place Lively on DL, recall Thompson

Report: Phillies to sign veteran 3B Trevor Plouffe

Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning news is reporting on Twitter that the Phillies have signed veteran third baseman Trevor Plouffe to a minor-league contract. Plouffe, 31, spent the majority of his career as the starting third baseman for the Minnesota Twins where he served as a mostly solid defensive player. He was with Minnesota … Continue reading Report: Phillies to sign veteran 3B Trevor Plouffe

Series Recap: Phils @ Rays

The Phillies are red hot. On Sunday afternoon in St. Petersburg, the Phillies completed a 3-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays winning 10-4. Sunday's game concluded an extremely productive series against the dreadful Rays. The series kicked off on Friday night just as the Flyers were taking care of the Pens. Vince Velasquez put … Continue reading Series Recap: Phils @ Rays

Phillies sign INF/OF Alexi Amarista to minors deal; more roster notes

The Phillies today announced they have signed veteran INF/OF Alexi Amarista to a minor league contract. He will report immediately to minor league camp. Amarista, 28, has been in the majors since 2010 and has played for the Angels, Padres, Rockies and was most recently released by the Detroit Tigers. Amarista hit .190 with 5 … Continue reading Phillies sign INF/OF Alexi Amarista to minors deal; more roster notes

REPORT: Scott Kingery gets 6-year deal, makes Opening Day roster

This is an exciting time to be a Philadelphia Phillies fan. Scott Kingery has made the opening day roster. Not only that, but he's here to stay for awhile. According to multiple reports, the Phillies have signed second baseman Scott Kingery to a 6-year deal with club options for the 2024, 2025 & 2026 seasons. … Continue reading REPORT: Scott Kingery gets 6-year deal, makes Opening Day roster

Phils DFA Rupp, add RHP Drew Hutchison to roster

The Phillies this morning selected the contract of RHP Drew Hutchison. To make room for him on the roster, they designated catcher Cameron Rupp for assignment. Hutchison, who was trying to make a comeback to the majors with the Phillies, has had a great spring with the club and has certainly earned his spot on … Continue reading Phils DFA Rupp, add RHP Drew Hutchison to roster