The Phillies Zone Archive: December, 2009

Winter meetings, day 2

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UPDATE, 5:41pm ESPN reported yesterday that the Phillies were among the teams interested in Cuban pitcher Aroldis Chapman, but Ruben Amaro... Read more

Winter meetings begin (WITH UPDATES)

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UPDATED, 7:50pm The Phils have finished meeting with agents from the Beverly Hills Sports Council, who represent Chan Ho Park and Chad Durbin... Read more

What's next? Phils interested in Putz, many other pitchers

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Now that the Phillies have moved swiftly to fill spots at third base and on the bench, their focus for the rest of the offseason is clear:... Read more

Phils, Polanco finalize deal

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UPDATE: Polanco has passed the physical, and the Phillies have officially announced the signing. The dollar figures below are accurate. A... Read more

Castro passes physical, finalizes deal

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Veteran utilityman Juan Castro has passed his physical and finalized a one-year contract with the Phillies. The contract includes a club option... Read more

Stairs wants to play somewhere next year

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Here's an item for the He Won't Be a Phillie Anymore But I Thought You Might Be Interested file. Matt Stairs told the Bangor Daily News (he... Read more

Phillies appear to target Polanco

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The Phillies appear to have targeted Placido Polanco as their top choice to replace Pedro Feliz at third base. The team’s official website... Read more

Source: Schneider deal worth just under $3 million

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The Phillies have signed catcher Brian Schneider to a two-year contract to back up Carlos Ruiz, the team announced today. The contract is... Read more

Final step for Castro: Physical on Thursday

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Veteran utilityman Juan Castro will take his physical—the last remaining barrier to finalizing a one-year-contract with the Phillies—on... Read more

Budget conscious Phils are bargain-hunting

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In addressing the media today at Citizens Bank Park following the Brian Schneider signing, GM Ruben Amaro Jr. made clear that he is rummaging... Read more