Free agent Julio Mateo pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of beating his wife in a Manhattan hotel and was sentenced to take part in a domestic abuse program.
Phillies released RHP Julio Mateo.
Phillies acquired RHP Julio Mateo from the Mariners for infielder Jesus Merchan.
The Phillies have acquired Julio Mateo from the Mariners, ESPN's Jayson Stark reports.
Despite a 0.83 ERA and 11 saves at Triple-A, the Mariners are said to have no plans to recall Julio Mateo while his third-degree assault charge is pending.
Julio Mateo pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings Friday and has a 1.03 ERA in 26 1/3 innings for Triple-A Tacoma.
Mariners players held a meeting to discuss whether they'll accept Julio Mateo back on the team, but general manager Bill Bavasi said Thursday that he remains unsure about what to do with the reliever who was charged with assaulting his wife last month.
Julio Mateo has been removed from the Temporarily Inactive List and will report to Triple-A Tacoma Thursday.
Julio Mateo, who was sent down by the Mariners after being arrested last week, had a grievance filed on his behalf by the MLBPA on Thursday.
Mariners placed RHP Julio Mateo on the Temporarily Inactive List at Triple-A Tacoma.
Mariners suspended RHP Julio Mateo for 10 days without pay for missing yesterday's game in New York without club permission.
Mariners optioned RHP Julio Mateo to Triple-A Tacoma.
Julio Mateo was wanted for questioning Saturday in a domestic dispute that left his wife needing stitches to her mouth, police said.
Mariners placed RHP Julio Mateo on the 60-day disabled list with a broken right hand.