Non-roster invitees are often overlooked, but the Phillies could very well wind up with one of them on their regular season roster. There are some interesting veteran players to choose from.
The Phillies signed veteran infielder Marcus Giles to a minor league contract. He'll likely get a shot at winning a job this spring while Chase Utley recovers from hip surgery.
January 6, 2009
If Marcus Giles is hitting first in the Padres order, where does left fielder Terrmel Sledge hit?
As soon as Atlanta decided not to offer Marcus Giles a contract two weeks ago, the 28-year-old second baseman cast his eyes toward his hometown, where his brother Brian was playing.
December 23, 2006
The San Diego Padres today agreed to terms with infielder Marcus Giles on a one-year contract with a club option for 2008.
December 20, 2006
The Atlanta Braves have been trying to trade Marcus Giles for two months, but with no success. The Braves Show's Bill Shanks talks about an important decision that could come Tuesday.
December 11, 2006