Saturday, November 28, 2015

Three players added to Phils' 40-man roster

The Phillies added two pitchers and an outfielder to their 40-man roster today.

Three players added to Phils' 40-man roster


The Phillies added two pitchers and an outfielder to their 40-man roster today.

Lefthander Yohan Flande, righthander Jesus Sanchez and outfielder Quintin Berry had their contracts selected to the 40-man roster, the team announced.

Berry hit .266 with five home runs, 28 RBI and 48 stolen bases in 135 games and played centerfield for Double A Reading. Berry, who turns 25 on Saturday, was a fifth-round selection in the 2006 draft, Berry has 173 stolen bases in four minor league seasons.

Flande, 23, split the season between Class A Clearwater and Reading. He made 25 starts and was 10-5 with a 3.40 earned run average and allowed six home runs in 145.2 innings. Flande was signed by the Phillies as an amateur free agent in 2004.

Sanchez, 22, was converted from catcher to pitcher this season and went 10-6 with a 3.44 ERA in 26 starts for Class A Lakewood. He had a 2.41 ERA over his final 15 starts. He was acquired from the Yankees in 2006 as part of the Bobby Abreu trade.

The Phillies now have 30 players on their 40-man roster.

To read our look at the relievers available in free agency, click here.

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