Daily Archives: December 21, 2016

Phillies Acquire RHP Clay Buchholz

Yesterday, the Phillies traded a minor league infielder to the Boston Red Sox for veteran RHP Clay Buchholz.  The Phillies will assume the final, $13.5M year of the pitcher’s contract.  To acquire Buchholz, the Phillies relquished former Florida third baseman, Josh Tobias.  To make room on their 40-man roster, they DFA-ed recent waiver claim 3B Richie Shaffer. Continue reading Phillies Acquire RHP Clay Buchholz

Phuture Phillies 2017 Reader Top 30 Poll for #6

Nick Williams was your selection as the #5 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.  Williams garnered 40% of the votes, another plurality rather than a majority.  Sixto Sanchez finished a distant second with 23%.  Franklyn Kilome (19%) finished  third ahead of a fading field. Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2017 Reader Top 30 Poll for #6