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

Phils release veteran closer Francisco Rodriguez

The Phillies this afternoon granted Francisco Rodriguez his unconditional release according to a tweet from NBC Sports Philly's Jim Salisbury. K-Rod, who was trying to revive his major league career, posted a 5.40 ERA in 6.2 innings of work. He allowed 11 hits, walking 8 and striking out 5. Opponents were hitting .367 against the … Continue reading Phils release veteran closer Francisco Rodriguez

Phillies grant utility INF Adam Rosales unconditional release

The Phillies today announced they're granting veteran utility-man Adam Rosales his unconditional release. Rosales, 34, hasn't had a great spring at the plate for the Phils hitting just .237 with 1 HR and 2 RBIs in 42 plate appearances. With INF Ryan Flaherty and now Rosales being released, the Phillies bench battle is now down … Continue reading Phillies grant utility INF Adam Rosales unconditional release

Phillies release veteran INF Ryan Flaherty

The Phillies this morning granted infielder Ryan Flaherty his unconditional release after he triggered an opt-out provision in his contract. The Phillies were forced to either add the veteran to the 40-man roster or grant him his unconditional release. Because Pedro Florimon has already been added to the clubs 40-man roster, Phillies officials decided to … Continue reading Phillies release veteran INF Ryan Flaherty

Phillies sign RHP Drew Hutchison

The Phillies this morning signed right hander Drew Hutchison to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league camp. Hutchison, 27, is looking to make a comeback at the big league level after a somewhat injury stricken career. Hutchison missed the entire 2013 campaign after undergoing Tommy John surgery and in 2014 made … Continue reading Phillies sign RHP Drew Hutchison