The Untouchables: Pitchers

It wasn't that long ago since the Phillies had a bunch of pitching prospects that they were very high on. Now, with the exit of Kyle Drabek, Carlos Carrasco and Jason Knapp, those numbers are shrinking, but the cupboard isn't bare.
June 4, 2010

Phils give Rule 5 protection to three players

As they set their roster by the November 20 deadline, the Phillies have chosen three players to add to the 40 man roster. By adding these players, they keep them out of the Rule 5 Draft.
November 17, 2009

Sanchez Could Salvage Abreu Deal

July 30, 2006: The Phillies trade outfielder Bobby Abreu to the New York Yankees for four players. One of those players, Jesus Sanchez, has suddenly made a legitimate prospect out of himself, but not in the way the Phillies thought that he would.
July 30, 2009

Baez, Sanchez Continue Pitching Conversion

If at first you don't succeed, change positions. That's the approach that the Phillies are taking with two prospects that simply weren't going to pan out as position players and the transformation continues in Florida.
September 18, 2008

CD's Phuture Phillie Phenoms...The Microscope

Few trades in recent Phillies history created such a firestorm as last July's six player deal featuring former Phil great Bobby Abreu and pitcher Cory Lidle for four unknown minor league prospects. Although the deal was done as much to rid the Phils of a salary albatross as to rebuild a minor league farm system it is clear that all four of these players will be scrutinized...under the microscope.
February 28, 2007

What The Yankees Gave Up In The Abreu Deal

The New York Yankees acquired All-Star right fielder Bobby Abreu and starting pitcher Cory Lidle from the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday for C.J. Henry, Matt Smith, Jesus Sanchez, and Carlos Monasterios. While the trade instantly helps the Yankees for 2006, the Yankees did trade away some talent that could provide some depth for Philadelphia in the long run.
July 31, 2006