Zach Elfin Signs with Tampa Bay

Nov 3, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Zach Eflin (56) shows a pitch against the Houston Astros during the ninth inning in game five of the 2022 World Series at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

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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Phillies Extend President of Baseball Ops Dave Dombrowski

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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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Phillies Tender Contracts to Arbitration Eligible Players, Ink Reliever to a Deal

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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Phillies Hot Stove: Jean Segura Now a Free Agent

As expected, the Philadelphia Phillies declined the club option for infielder Jean Segura. The 32-year old is now a free agent.

The move allows the Phillies to pursue some big name free agents such as Trea Turner, Xander Bogaerts, or Dansby Swanson. Free agency begins at 5:00 PM/Eastern on Thursday.

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