The Phillies have signed five players to minor league contracts -- outfielder Freddy Guzman, righthanders J.C. Ramirez, Drew Naylor and David Herndon and lefthander Mike Zagurski.
Guzman, 29, spent last season with the Triple A affiliates of Baltimore, Seattle, Boston and the New York Yankees. In 101 games, he hit .223 with two homers and 17 RBI but stole 45 bases in 54 attempts. A switch-hitter, he has spent parts of four seasons in the big leagues with a .211 average in 47 games.
Ramirez was acquired from the Mariners in the Cliff Lee deal.
Naylor, an Australian, has been in the Phillies system after signing last February.
Herndon was acquired in the Rule IV draft at the winter meetings.
Zagurski spent last season at Clearwater and Reading as he rebounded from Tommy John surgery.