The Phillies continued acquiring major-league ready relievers with a trade Monday.
The Phillies sent LHP prospect Erik Miller to San Francisco for RHP Yunior Marte.
Marte is another big arm (FB 97-98 MPH) with control questions. He comes to Philadelphia with 2 options intact. Here’s the MLBTR story.
In other transactions, the Philliexs released Vinny Nittoli. And, the Phillies signed another minor-league free agent a couple days ago, RHP Jace Vines. He, like Marte was a product of the Kansas City Royals system. He throws a low-90s FB.
The Phillies traded OF Matt Vierling, INF Nick Maton, and C Donny Sands to the Detroit Tigers for LHP Gregory Soto and infielder Kody Clemons.
Phillies signed free agent RHP Jon Duplantier to an MiLB contract w/invite to ST. (This is the first ST invite I’ve seen, so far.)
Phillies signed free agent RHP Craig Kimbrel.
Phillies traded cash to the Chicago Cubs for RHP Erich Uelmen.
To make room on the 40-man roster, the Phillies designated RHP Francisco Morales and RHP Vinny Nittoli for assignment.
Phillies reassigned 1B Darick Hall to the minor leagues. (Looks like Hall has some work to do to be the DH on the opening day roster.)
Phillies signed free agent 3B Weston Wilson to a minor league contract
Phillies signed free agent OF Garrett Whitley to a minor league contract.
Phillies signed free agent RHP Jake Jewell to a minor league contract. He was assigned to Lehign Valley on January 2nd.
RHP Tayler Scott elected free agency
Phillies sent RHP Tayler Scott outright to Lehigh Valley. Scott elected free agency on December 23rd.
Phillies signed free agent 3B Jim Haley to a minor league contract. He was assigned to Lehign Valley on December 31st.
Phillies signed free agent 2B Nick Ward to a minor league contract. He was assigned to Jersey Shore on December 31st.
Phillies signed free agent 2B Wendell Rijo to a minor league contract. He was assigned to Reading on December 31st.
Phillies signed free agent 3B Nick Podkul to a minor league contract. He was assigned to Reading the same day.
Phillies signed free agent RHP Taijuan Walker.
To make room on the 40-man roster, the Phillies designated RHP Tayler Scott for assignment.
Phillies signed free agent C Max McDowell to a minor league contract. He was assigned to Reading on December 15th.
Phillies signed free agent LHP Matt Strahm raising the 40-man total to 40 players.
Phillies signed free agent SS Trea Turner raising the 40-man total to 39 players.
Phillies claimed RHP Noah Song off waivers from Boston in the major league portion of the Rule 5 Draft. He is serving in the Navy and will be placed on a Military List until his service commitment is completed or he is reassigned as a reservist. He won’t count against the 40-man roster.
The Phillies claimed 7 players during the Triple-A portion of the Rule 5 Draft – SS Pedro Martinez off waivers from Bowling Green (TB), C Cody Roberts off waivers from Bowie (BAL), RHP Yoniel Ramirez off waivers from San Jose (SF), SS Cam Cannon off waivers from Worcester (BOS), RHP Trey Cobb off waivers from Syracuse (NYM), 2B Oliver Dunn off waivers from Somerset (NYY), and RHP Zach Linginfelter off waivers from Rocket City (LAA).
The Phillies lost 5 players – Omaha (KC) claimed SS Shervyen Newton, Louisville (CIN) claimed RHP Kyle Glogoski, Oklahoma City (LAD) claimed RHP Carlo Reyes, Iowa (CHC) claimed CF Jefferson Encarnacion, and Sugar Land (HOU) claimed RHP Manuel Urias.
Phillies claimed CF Jake Cave off waivers from Baltimore. He had to be placed on the 40-man roster raising the 40-man total to 38 players.
Phillies signed free agent SS Shervyen Newton to a minor league contract and assigned him to Reading (on 11/23/2022).
Phillies signed free agent C John Hicks to a minor league contract and assigned him to Reading.
Phillies selected the contract of OF Johan Rojas from Reading. He was the only prospect added to the 40-man roster prior to the Rule 5 Draft raising the 40-man total to 37 players.
Reading activated RHP Blake Brown from the 60-day IL.
The Phillies activated RHP James McArthur and CF Simon Muzziotti from the 60-day Injury List.
27 players elected free agency – RHP Mark Appel, RHP Trevor Bettencourt, RHP Nick Duron, LHP Kent Emanuel, LHP Jace Fry, RHP Ofreidy Gomez, LHP Jonathan Hennigan, RHP James Marvel, LHP Braeden Ogle, RHP Bubby Rossman, LHP Ryan Sherriff, 2B Daniel Brito, SS Ali Castillo, 3B Yairo Munoz, 1B Josh Ockimey, 2B Daniel Robertson, RF Jorge Bonifacio, LF Dustin Peterson, CF Chris Sharpe, RF Justin Williams, RHP Joel Cesar, 1B Aldrem Corredor, SS Jonathan Guzman, 2B Wendell Rijo, SS Kevin Vicuna, LF Josh Stephen, RHP Andrew Brown.
The Phillies signed free agent LHP Wesley Moore to a minor league contract.
They also activated 13 players – RHP Tyler Phillips, 3B Matt Kroon, LHP Spencer Van Scoyoc, SS Casey Martin, LHP Jhordany Mezquita, CF Yhoswar Garcia, RHP Tommy McCollum, RHP Eduar Segovia, RHP Micah Ottenbreit, RHP Nathan Karaffa, OF Gavin Tonkel, RHP DrewGarrett, and OF Gabriel Rincones Jr. from either the 60-day or Full Season Injury Lists.
The Phillies claimed RHP Luis Ortiz and LHP Andrew Vasquez off waivers from the San Francisco Giants. Both are relievers.
The Phillies outrighted four pitchers and an infielder: RHP Mark Appel, RHP Hans Crouse, LHP Kent Emanuel, LHP Damon Jones, and infielder Yairo Munoz.
Jersey Shore activated RHP Chase Antle from the Full Season IL and RHP Christian McGowan and RHP Tom Sutera from the 60-day injured list. Clearwater activated RHP Buddy Hayward and CF Jefferson Encarnacion from the 60-day injured list. FCL Phillies activated LHP Danny Wilkinson from the 60-day injured list. DSL Phillies White activated SS Kilwer Colmenares from the 60-day injured list.
Jean Segura and Zach Eflin elected free agency.
The Philles saw six players elect free agency – RHP Corey Knebel, RHP Noah Syndergaard, RHP David Robertson, RHP Kyle Gibson, LHP Brad Hand, and RHP Chris Devenski.
The Phillies exercised Aaron Nola’s option. declined Jean Segura’s option, and saw Zach Eflin decline his option.