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phillies sign six more minor league free agents

The best of the bunch could be left-hander Elvis Araujo, who signed a major league deal with the Phillies.

what do bogusevic, mastroianni do to 'pigs outfield?

With veterans Brian Bogusevic and Darin Mastroianni in the fold, how might the Lehigh Valley IronPigs outfield look in 2015?

veteran catcher hester joins phillies organization

John Hester, who spent the past three seasons in the Angels organization, signed a minor league deal with the Phillies.

sizemore to return to phils in 2015

The Phillies signed potential free agent Grady Sizemore to a one-year deal and avoided arbitration with pitcher Cesar Jimenez.

How are phillies prospects faring in the afl?

Seven Phillies prospects are part of the Scottsdale Scorpions roster and they're having varying degrees of success.

phillies re-sign jerome williams for 2015

Jerome Williams, who was a surprisingly strong addition to the Phillies rotation late in 2014, signed a one-year deal with the Phillies, paying him $2.5 million for 2015.

prospect shane watson suspended for 50 games

After an injury plagued 2014, Shane Watson now finds himself starting the 2015 season with a 50-game suspension after testing positive for a "drug of abuse."

phillies deal Mayberry to toronto

John Mayberry Jr. is now a former Phillie. The outfielder/first baseman was dealt to the Blue Jays Sunday in exchange for a minor league third baseman.

'Claws astudillo named sal all-star

Willians Astudillo is leading the South Atlantic League in hitting and is now a member of the league's Post-Season All-Star Team.

Jesse biddle talks to the media after his return to double-a reading

Jesse Biddle's return to Double-A was cut short by a strained quad, but he had plenty to say to the media about just how frustrating his season has been.

phillies sign shortstop prospect out of panama

It looks like the Phillies are attempting to corner the shortstop market via international free agents. They've signed a 16-year old prospect out of Panama, bringing their haul of international shortstops to three since the beginning of July.


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