Alberto Tirado

Phillies Should Not Anoint Hector Neris Closer…Yet
The Jeanmar Gomez of 2017 so far is not close to the Jeanmar Gomez of 2016.  In Gomez's three appearances over three innings he has allowed five earned runs.  The struggles have led Phillies manager Pete Mackanin to consider removing fGomez from the closer's role..…
Phillies Send RHP Cordero to the Nationals in Trade
When the Phillies had to open up some roster spots, there was the chance that they would lose some of their players.   First, Elvis Araujo was traded to the Miami Marlins.  Then, the Phillies designated for assignment the contracts of pitchers David Buchanan and Jimmy C…
Phillies Add 11 to Roster, Subtract 2
With a large number of prospects in the minor leagues gaining experience, the Phillies were forced to add a large number of them to their 40-man roster in order to protect them from the Rule 5 draft.   The Phillies on Friday afternoon in advance of the deadline to do so prior to the Rule 5 draf…