Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Report: Lenny Dykstra claims officers damaged his brain

Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 12:15 AM
Former Phillie Lenny Dykstra is claiming he suffered brain damage at the hands of law enforcement officers during an alleged assault three years ago inside a California jail. Dykstra, 52, added these accusations to a lawsuit he filed in April. In the suit, the former Phillies' outfielder claims he... Read more

Phillies claim A.J. Achter off waivers from Minnesota Twins

Friday, November 20, 2015, 2:56 PM
New Phillies general manager Matt Klentak made his second waiver claim of the month on Friday, taking a chance on righthanded reliever A.J. Achter from the Minnesota Twins. Achter, 27, is a 6-foot-5 righthander who spent most of last season in triple A. He posted a 2.62 ERA in 48 minor-league innings... Read more

Phillies add Roman Quinn, two relievers to 40-man roster

Friday, November 20, 2015, 2:50 PM
To protect them from exposure to next month's Rule 5 draft, the Phillies on Friday added outfielder Roman Quinn and righthanded relievers Jimmy Cordero and Edubray Ramos to the 40-man roster. Between the three additions and a waiver claim of righthander A.J. Achter from the Minnesota Twins, the Phillies... Read more

Phillies acquire Jeremy Hellickson from Diamondbacks

Saturday, November 14, 2015, 3:26 PM
In the first trade of Matt Klentak's young tenure as the Phillies' general manager, the team on Saturday traded for a veteran pitcher to add to its young starting rotation. The rebuilding Phillies acquired righthander Jeremy Hellickson from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for pitching prospect... Read more

Rangers GM Daniels "thrilled" for Odubel Herrera's Rule 5 success

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 2:07 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- One of the memorable moments in a great year for Jon Daniels, the 38-year-old general manager of the American League West-champion Texas Rangers, involved a player no longer with his organization. It occurred in late July, when the Rangers were in the thick of attempting to trade... Read more

Phillies sign reliever James Russell to minor-league deal

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 12:34 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Phillies for the second consecutive week added a reliever to their system. On Thursday, the final day of the general managers' meetings at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, the Phillies announced that they signed lefthanded reliever James Russell to a minor-league contract. Russell's... Read more

Klentak: 'Paramount' that Phils take advantage of int'l market

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 4:30 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- An obvious perk of finishing a season with the worst record in baseball is collecting the No. 1 overall pick in the draft the following June. The Phillies own that distinction and already have sent Pat Gillick to get a look at University of Florida lefthander A.J. Puk in action... Read more

Dodgers considering re-signing Chase Utley

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 2:34 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. - The Los Angeles Dodgers are open to the idea of re-signing former Phillies star Chase Utley to be a part of their infield, their general manager, Farhan Zaidi, said Wednesday. "We were happy with his performance and what he brought to our clubhouse," Zaidi said at the general managers... Read more

Phillies hopeful Mario Hollands will contribute in 2016

Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 9:18 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. --- The Phillies are hopeful lefthanded reliever Mario Hollands will contribute to the team next season, general manager Matt Klentak said on Tuesday, the first full day of the GM meetings. "He’s rehabbing and he’s doing pretty well," Klentak said. Hollands, 27, is working... Read more

Phils will listen, but trading Giles 'not a goal'

Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 7:59 PM
BOCA RATON, Fla. - You'll never guess it, but dozens of major league general managers who just watched the Kansas City Royals win a championship with a deadly bullpen have interest in a reliever who can touch 100 mph on the radar gun and isn't eligible to become a free agent until the winter of 2020-21... Read more
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