Phillies sign RHP Qualls

The Phillies are continuing their minor tweaking of the bull pen, adding more depth to an already deep group of pitchers. According to Todd Zolecki, the Phillies signed right-handed reliever Chad Qualls to $1.15 million deal. Qualls, 33, will give the Phillies a top option in the late innings and could become Jonathan Papelbon’s set-up … Continue reading Phillies sign RHP Qualls

Hamels, Polanco injury updates

The Phillies got some interesting news about their starting pitcher Cole Hamels and third baseman Placido Polanco. Hamels had an MRI yesterday and was diagnosed with inflammation in his left shoulder. No DL will be necessary for now. The inflammation is considered mild and there is no structural damage, which is why a DL stint … Continue reading Hamels, Polanco injury updates