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Phillies signed catcher John Hester to a minor league deal.

Hester has spent the past few season in the Diamondbacks organization but holds no fantasy relevance.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

22 Oct, 07:21 PMSource

Phillies announce they have signed RHP Jerome Williams to one year contract worth 2.5 million.

Man, the Phillies will give any bad aging veteran a contract. Williams had a 4.77 earned run average in 115 innings pitched this season and hasn't finished with an ERA lower than 4.57 in the past three seasons.
Analyst: Mark Kaplan  View Profile

21 Oct, 05:11 PMSource

Andres Blanco was outrighted off the Phillies 40-man roster.

Blanco, who hadn't played in the majors since 2011, was a nice plug-and-play option for the Phillies, but they'll take him off the roster, at least for the time being. He hit .277 with one home run and three RBI over 25 games but will fight for a utility job again next year.
Analyst: Howard Bender  View Profile

17 Oct, 10:27 PMSource

Tony Gwynn Jr. refused his assignment to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and opted for free agency.

Gwynn will happily test the free agent market and see who is in need of a potential leadoff man. Of course, his .238/.309 /.310 career slash line doesn't exactly invoke images of an ideal table-setter in the big leagues.
Analyst: Howard Bender  View Profile

10 Oct, 09:51 AMSource

Phillies have released pitcher Sean O'Sullivan.

This isn't much of a surprise as O'Sullivan only pitched in three games for the Phillies in 2014. In those three games, he posted a 0-1 and a horrendous 6.39 ERA. O'Sullivan has no fantasy relevance heading into 2015, and he needs to be far from your draft radar.
Analyst: Colby Conway  View Profile

8 Oct, 10:40 PM

Jeremy Horst has elected minor league free agency.

Horst spent his entire 2014 season with the Phillies' Triple-A affiliate in Lehigh Valley. He made 45 appearances and posted a 3.98 ERA and 1.34 WHIP. He will likely be a non roster invitee to one of the 30 major league clubs next spring.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

7 Oct, 10:27 PMSource

Reid Brignac has filed for free agency.

In 2014, Brignac appeared in 37 games and accrued a .222 batting average. For most of his career, he has split time between the minor leagues and the major leagues. Brignac has very low fantasy value, and should not be targeted in 2015 drafts.
Analyst: Colby Conway  View Profile

6 Oct, 09:35 PMSource

Jeff Manship has filed for free agency.

Manship was not exactly a standout reliever, putting up a 1-2 record with a 6.65 ERA and a 16:14 K:BB ratio in 23 innings for the Phillies in 2014. He will try to catch on with another team via a minor league contract this offseason.
Analyst: Ivar G. Anderson  View Profile

6 Oct, 08:33 PMSource

Phillies have outrighted RHP Sean O’Sullivan off the 40-man roster.

Just a little roster clean-up for the Phillies. O'Sullivan is a journeyman who usually sits in a long relief role and gets the occasional spot start. He'll score an invite to spring training from someone at some point though.
Analyst: Howard Bender  View Profile

6 Oct, 04:21 PMSource

Cliff Lee had an MRI Friday on his left elbow. The team said the MRI showed positive results, as his flexor tendon is healing well.

Even though he may be healing well, Lee is going to be a serious gamble for owners next year. That should give him a bargain price, but the return value isn't likely to be as high as it once was.
Analyst: Howard Bender  View Profile

1 Oct, 05:58 PMSource

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