Right-handed reliever David Herndon was claimed off waivers Tuesday afternoon by the Toronto Blue Jays. Herndon was the fourth Phillies to be claimed or outrighted off the 40-man roster. He is also the second to be scooped up by the Blue Jays with the other being Tyson Brummett.
By Matt Brigidi Special to TTB Editor of TCL Flyers According to a report by Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Philadelphia Phillies have placed left-handed pitcher Cliff Lee on waivers and expect him to clear on Friday afternoon making him trade eligible. Due to the salary commitments owed to Lee over the next few seasons … Continue reading Cliff Lee Placed On Waivers By Philadelphia Phillies, According To Report
The Phillies made a move on trade waivers to acquire left-handed hitter John Bowker from the Pittsburgh Pirates after their 9-0 win over Cincinnati last night. To make room for Bowker, the Phils sent reliever Michael Schwimer back down to Lehigh. In 561 career at-bats, Bowker is hitting .237 and has 17 homers. As a … Continue reading Phils add Bowker
Cardinals outfielder Lance Berkman cleared waivers today. So now the question becomes: should the Phillies be interested? After a down year splitting time between the Astros and Yankees, Berkman has re-emerged as the power hitter that he once was. He is hitting .289 with 30 home runs and 81 RBIs in 118 games. The Phillies … Continue reading Bengel: Should the Phillies pursue Berkman?