Phillies To Sign Blake Parker

Phillies To Sign Blake Parker The Phillies have agreed to terms on a Major League contract with right-handed reliever Blake Parker, Ken Rosenthal and Matt Gelb of The Athletic report (via Twitter). The 34-year-old Parker was recently designated for assignment by the Twins and ultimately opted for free agency over an outright assignment to Triple-A…

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Cardinals Claim Adalberto Mejia

Cardinals Claim Adalberto Mejia The Cardinals announced that they’ve claimed left-hander Adalberto Mejia off waivers from the Angels. Infielder Jedd Gyorko was moved from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL in a corresponding 40-man roster move. St. Louis also announced the previously reported demotion of Harrison Bader and promotion of fellow outfielder Lane Thomas.…

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Cubs Acquire David Phelps

Cubs Acquire David Phelps 2:17pm: The teams have announced the trade. Chicago moved Xavier Cedeno to the 60-day injured list to open a 40-man roster spot for Phelps. 1:37pm: Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweets that the Blue Jays will send cash to the Cubs in the swap as well. 1:30pm: The Cubs…

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Cubs To Acquire David Phelps

Cubs To Acquire David Phelps The Cubs are set to acquire right-handed reliever David Phelps from the Blue Jays in exchange for minor league right-hander Thomas Hatch, reports Shi Davidi of Sportsnet (via Twitter). There are other changes afoot in the Chicago bullpen as well, as ESPN 1000’s David Kaplan reports that righty Pedro Strop…

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