Knapp's Good News is Bad for Stassi, Valentin

Many times, one roster decision could affect another. That could be the case with the decision to keep Andrew Knapp on the Phillies 25-man roster. Having Knapp come off the bench could make it tough for Brock Stassi and Jesmuel Valentin to make the club.
March 28, 2017

Former Phillies Finding New Homes

With the Phillies turning over much of their roster the past couple of seasons, there are several former Phillies looking for new homes. Some of them have found them, while others are still looking for a comfy place to land.
December 21, 2016

Blanco Returns to Phils With One-Year Deal

Needing some solid veteran presence off the bench, the Phillies reunited with infielder Andres Blanco. The veteran infielder signed a one-year deal worth $3-million to rejoin the Phillies in 2017.
December 14, 2016

Rounding up the Phillies Trade Rumors

Last year, the talk was all about Cole Hamels, where he would wind up and who the Phillies would get for him. This year, it's a lesser target in Jeremy Hellickson, but there's still pretty much speculation about him and other Phillies players.
July 28, 2016

Blanco's Injury Prompts Promotions

Ironically, Andres Blanco had just started to hear his name in some trade rumors when he wound up on the DL with a nasty injury. Blanco fractured the index finger on his left hand in Sunday's game.
July 25, 2016

Storylines: Red Sox Acquire Brad Ziegler

With Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel to undergo knee surgery, Dave Dombrowski has wasted no time in filling the vacancy in the bullpen by acquiring Arizona closer Brad Ziegler. The IBI's Daniel Sherriff recaps the trade and outlines other recent trade rumors and injury notes.
July 9, 2016

Venable Arrives Looking for Roster Spot

As expected, Will Venable was in Clearwater this morning and the Phillies wasted no time getting him into the lineup for a quick glimpse at what he may be able to provide the team. With less than a week until Opening Day, Venable's fate is undecided.
March 29, 2016

Phils re-sign Blanco, add Veteran Bourjos

On the final day to tender offers to arbitration eligible players, the Phillies were busy, signing two players and offering qualifying offers to three others. One of the signings is outfielder Peter Bourjos, who was claimed on waivers earlier in the day.
December 2, 2015