Running Blog: Phillies trade deadline rumors, reports, news


The Major League Baseball trade deadline is on Friday, July 30th and the Philadelphia Phillies are expected to be a major buyer, as they hope to win the National League East.

We will keep a running tracker of all of the most up-to-date Phillies related trade deadline rumors, reports, and news right here.

Friday, July 30th

-Phillies bring back SS Freddy Galvis in trade with Orioles

-Phillies acquire pitchers Ian Kennedy and Kyle Gibson from the Rangers for multiple prospects, including Spencer Howard

-Mets acquire Javier Baez

-Phillies loved the idea of getting Craig Kimbrel, but price was Mick Abel — Jim Salisbury

-White Sox acquire Craig Kimbrel — Jeff Passan

Wednesday, July 28th

-The Miami Marlins traded outfielder Starling Marte and “significant money” to the Oakland A’s for pitching prospect Jesus Luzardo, per multiple reports.

Tuesday, July 27th

-Phillies reportedly acquire Pirates pitcher Tyler Anderson, but trade falls through due to a medical review for one of the Phillies' players involved in the trade

-Phillies and Blue Jays are interested in Pirates relief pitcher Richard Rodriguez — Jason Mackey and Jim Salisbury

Saturday, July 24th

-Phillies are in on Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel — Jon Heyman

Thursday, July 22nd

-Whit Merrifield a possibility for the Phils?

Monday, July 19th

-GM believes Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel will end up on Phillies or Giants — Bob Nightengale

-Phillies interested in Marlins OF Starling Marte — Jon Heyman

-Phillies president Dave Dombrowski says franchise is in buy mode — John Clark

Tuesday, July 13th

-Phillies to attend Cole Hamels' showcase — Jon Heyman

Thursday, July 9th

-Cubs looking to sell; Kris Bryant, Craig Kimbrel, Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez could all be available — Ken Rosenthal