Phils Acquire Sweeney From Seattle

The Phillies made a waiver wire move today, acquiring Mike Sweeney from the Mariners in exchange for cash and a player to be named later. The move came a day after the Phillies had placed Ryan Howard on the 15-day DL with a sprained left ankle. The right-handed first baseman was batting .263 with six … Continue reading Phils Acquire Sweeney From Seattle

Phils Close to Landing Oswalt

First Cliff Lee at the deadline. Then Roy Halladay in the offseason as the Phils sent Lee packing. Now we’re back at the deadline and Roy Oswalt’s name is floating around. The Phillies and Houston Astros have agreed on a deal that will send Oswalt and $8 million to the Phils in exchange for J.A. … Continue reading Phils Close to Landing Oswalt

Ronny Paulino traded

The Phillies acquired pitcher Jack Taschner for catcher Ronny Paulino from the San Francisco Giants. Taschner is an experienced lefty and the move was done to bolster the bull pen with lefty arms. I had Paulino making the Phillies 25-man roster so I will replace his name with Chris Coste. I won’t add Taschner to … Continue reading Ronny Paulino traded