The Phillies had a scout in Anaheim this weekend to take a look at Oakland's Nomar Garciappara, according to report in the San Francisco Chronicle.
The team had discussions with Garciaparra in the offseason. Garciappara, who did not play in the weekend series against the Angels, has cleared waivers, according to the report.
A team source told the Daily News today that the Phillies considered pusuing Garciappara but it is not likely to happen. Today is the last day that players can be added to rosters and still be eligible for the postseason.
Garciaparra has started once in the past 12 games. He is 0 for his past 14 pinch-hit at-bats. He has appeared in 55 games with 129 at-bats, and is hitting .264 with two home runs and 13 RBI.