Phils sign Schneider to one-year deal

The Phillies and catcher Brian Schneider agreed to a one-year deal. The deal is said to be worth $800,000 and could reach $1 million in incentives tied to games played. This will be Schneider’s third season with the Phillies as their back up catcher to Carlos Ruiz.

Ruiz to the DL

Cue the circus music. In what is looking like a repeat of last season, the Phillies took another hit from the injury ninja (sorry Mike, we’re stealing this one). Carlos Ruiz was placed on the DL today – retroactive to April 28 – after being inactive for over a week reported CSN’s Leslie Gudel on … Continue reading Ruiz to the DL


Phils DFA Zagurski, add third catcher

Ruben Amaro had commented the other day the Phils were going to add a third catcher in order to rest Carlos Ruiz’s back. In doing so, they desdignated left-handed reliever Mike Zagurski for assignment. Taking his place on the 25 and 40-man roster is catcher Dane Sardinha. The 32-year-old catcher hit .205 (8-for-40) with the … Continue reading Phils DFA Zagurski, add third catcher