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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2020, file photo, New York Yankees pitcher J.A. Happ throws to a Tampa Bay Rays batter during the second inning in Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series in San Diego. The Minnesota Twins and Happ agreed Wednesday, Jan. 20, to a one-year, $8 million contract, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press, speaking on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced it. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

JA Happ, Twins finalize $8 million, 1-year contract

Jan. 22, 2021 8:13 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — J.A. Happ won a World Series with Philadelphia in 2008 and returned to the final round with the Phillies the following season, but he hasn't been back since. The Minnesota Twins were Happ's pick to try to experience anew the fall success that has often been missing since early in his...

Phillies acquire CJ Chatham from Red Sox

Jan. 18, 2021 9:36 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies acquired infielder C.J. Chatham from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for a player to be named or cash. Chatham hit .298 with 14 home runs and a .739 OPS in 266 minor league games. He batted .302 with two home runs in 20 games in Tripe-A in 2019. Chatham was selected by the...

FILE - Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley throws a pitch during an intrasquad game at Chase Field in Phoenix, in this Monday, July 6, 2020, file photo. Reliever Archie Bradley and the Philadelphia Phillies finalized their $6 million, one-year contract on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, FIle)

Bradley joins Phillies, urges new team to keep Realmuto

Jan. 18, 2021 4:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Archie Bradley ingratiated himself with fans immediately after finalizing a $6 million, one-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. “SignJT,” Bradley wrote on Twitter. The right-hander then expanded on his desire for the Phillies bring back two-time All-Star catcher...

Phillies agree to 1-year deals with 3, including Hoskins

Jan. 15, 2021 5:45 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies agreed to one-year contracts with first baseman Rhys Hoskins, right-hander Vince Velasquez and left-hander Jose Alvarado on Friday to avoid salary arbitration. Hoskins will earn $4.8 million in 2021, Velasquez gets $4 million and Alvarado makes $1 million. Hoskins batted...

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2020, file photo, Cincinnati Reds' Archie Bradley throws during the team's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Cincinnati. The Philadelphia Phillies and Bradley have agreed on a $6 million, one-year contract, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday night, Jan. 14, 20201, because the agreement is pending a successful physical. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster, File)

AP source: Phillies agree to $6M, 1-year deal with Bradley

Jan. 14, 2021 7:23 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies and reliever Archie Bradley have agreed on a $6 million, one-year contract, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the agreement is pending a successful physical. ...

Phillies add bullpen depth with trade for Giants RHP Coonrod

Jan. 9, 2021 4:15 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies acquired right-hander Sam Coonrod from the San Francisco Giants on Saturday in exchange for right-hander Carson Ragsdale. The 28-year-old Coonrod went 0-2 with three saves and a 9.82 ERA in 18 appearances for the Giants last season. He is 5-3 with three saves...

FILE - Philadelphia Phillies' Garrett Cleavinger pitches during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Philadelphia, in this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, file photo. The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired pitcher Garrett Cleavinger from the Philadelphia Phillies in a three-way trade with Tampa Bay and Philadelphia on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. The Dodgers will send minor league infielder Dillon Paulson and a player to be named later or cash considerations to Tampa Bay, while the Rays will send left-handed pitcher José Alvarado to Philadelphia to complete the transaction. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Dodgers get pitcher in 3-way trade with Rays, Phillies

Dec. 30, 2020 12:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired pitcher Garrett Cleavinger from the Phillies in a three-way trade Tuesday involving Tampa Bay and Philadelphia. The Dodgers will send minor league infielder Dillon Paulson and a player to be named or cash to Tampa Bay, while the Rays will send left-handed...

Phillies promote Sam Fuld to general manager

Dec. 22, 2020 8:21 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sam Fuld went from interviewing to become Boston's manager to general manager of the Philadelphia Phillies. Fuld was promoted to GM on Tuesday, filling the role previously held by Matt Klentak. The team also promoted Jorge Velandia to assistant general manager and Terry Ryan to special...

FILE - In this July 16, 2020, file photo, Washington Nationals designated hitter Howie Kendrick jogs back to the dugout during a baseball intrasquad game at Nationals Park in Washington. Kendrick is retiring after 15 major league seasons that included earning NLCS MVP honors during the Nationals' 2019 World Series run. Kendrick announced his retirement Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, on Instagram. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Howie Kendrick retires after 15 major league seasons

Dec. 21, 2020 7:49 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick is retiring after 15 major league seasons that included earning NLCS MVP honors during the Washington Nationals’ 2019 World Series run. Kendrick announced his retirement Monday night on Instagram, saying he's “forever grateful for the many life lessons”...

White Sox-Angels open ESPN Sunday night slate on April 4

Dec. 18, 2020 1:26 PM EST

ESPN will open its “Sunday Night Baseball” schedule on April 4 when the Los Angeles Angels host the Chicago White Sox. The game will feature the last two American League MVPs, with the Angels' Mike Trout facing reigning MVP and White Sox first baseman José Abreu. The following week will feature...