The Philadelphia Phillies selected Boston Red Sox farmhand Noah Song in the MLB Rule 5 Draft on Wednesday afternoon.
The move is an interesting one because Song can’t pitch for the foreseeable future.
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The Philadelphia Phillies busy Tuesday night continues. After signing starter Taijuan Walker, the Phillies have reportedly inked reliever Matt Strahm to a 2-year/$15MM deal.
Strahm, 31, spent 2022 with the Boston Red Sox going 4-4 with a 3.83 ERA, 1.231 WHIP, 10.5 K/9 in 44.2 innings out of the bullpen. Prior to Boston, Strahm spent 2018-2021 with the San Diego Padres and 2016-17 with Kansas City. He was drafted by Kansas City in the 21st round of the 2012 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Neosho Community College.
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Zach Eflin is now officially a former Philadelphia Phillie. The 28-year old righty has inked a 3-year/$40MM deal with the Tampa Bay Rays, the richest in Tampa’s history. The deal is pending a physical.
The deal will pay Eflin $11MM in 2023 & 2024 and balloon to $18MM in 2025.
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The Philadelphia Phillies have extended president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, the team announced on Tuesday.
The deal will keep Dombrowski in Philadelphia through the 2027 season
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Friday was a busier than usual day for the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Fightin’s —as expected— tendered contracts to all arbitration eligible players by Friday’s non-tender deadline. Six players in total, Rhys Hoskins, Jose Alvarado, Ranger Suarez, Seranthony Domínguez, Edmundo Sosa, and Sam Coonrod, received their tenders.
Coonrod and the Phillies agreed to a one-year, $775,000 deal shortly thereafter.
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We already knew Philadelphia Phillies manager Rob Thomson wasn’t winning the NL Manager of the Year award, but a 5th place finish!?
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The Philadelphia Phillies have added Johan Rojas to the 40-man roster, the team announced on Tuesday.
His addition to the 40-man protects him from being selected in the Rule 5 draft.
The 22-year old was ranked the 5th best prospect in the system by MLB Pipeline.
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The Philadelphia Phillies have extended hitting coach Kevin Long. The deal will keep Long with the Phillies through the 2025 season.
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Five Philadelphia Phillies are up for 2022 All-MLB honors. Major League Baseball announced Bryce Harper, Aaron Nola, JT Realmuto, David Robertson, and Kyle Schwarber as potential winner.
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Philadelphia Phillies catcher JT Realmuto and outfielder Kyle Schwarber were announced as 2023 Silver Slugger Award winners. Major League Baseball made the announcement on Thursday evening.
This is Realmuto’s third Silver Slugger Award and Schwarber’s first.
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