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Zach Phillips | Relief Pitcher | #53

Team: St Louis Cardinals
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/21/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 200
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Sacramento (CA) CC
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 23 (0) / TEX
Contract: view contract details
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Cardinals signed LHP Zach Phillips to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Phillips, 30, held a 2.70 ERA over eight appearances with the Pirates in 2016. He'll provide left-handed relief depth. Nov 18 - 6:12 PM

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Pirates sent LHP Zach Phillips outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Phillips spent the majority of the 2016 season with the Triple-A affiliate of the Orioles, posting a 4.35 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, and 85/33 K/BB ratio in 62 innings of relief. The left-hander is now off Pittsburgh's 40-man roster.
Nov 3 - 11:34 AM

Pirates recalled LHP Zach Phillips from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Phillips was acquired from the Orioles in an August 31 waiver trade for fellow lefty Kyle Lobstein. Phillips put up a 4.35 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, and 85/33 K/BB ratio in 62 innings of relief this season at Triple-A.
Sep 13 - 4:54 PM

Pirates acquired LHP Zach Phillips from the Orioles for LHP Kyle Lobstein.

Phillips hasn't appeared in a major league game since 2013 and owns an underwhelming 4.45 ERA and 1.48 WHIP in 60 2/3 innings this season at the Triple-A level. The 29-year-old lefty does get a lot of swing-and-misses.
Aug 31 - 2:36 PM

Orioles sent LHP Zach Phillips outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

Phillips cleared waivers after being removed from the 40-man roster and has accepted a minor league assignment. He'll provide relief depth there.
Apr 1 - 4:04 PM

Orioles signed LHP Zach Phillips to a one-year, $510,000 contract.

He'll provide some left-handed bullpen depth as Brian Matusz deals with a back injury. Phillips posted a 3.13 ERA and 64/20 K/BB ratio over 54 2/3 innings at the Triple-A affiliate for the White Sox last season and recently elected free agency. The 29-year-old previously appeared in 16 games with the Orioles from 2011-2012. MLB Trade Rumors reported the contract details.
Mar 23 - 9:18 AM

Zach Phillips has elected free agency.

He was removed from the 40-man roster and has decided to look for a job elsewhere rather than accept an outright assignment. Phillips held a 3.13 ERA with a 64/20 K/BB ratio over 54 2/3 innings in Triple-A last season.
Mar 18 - 4:09 PM

White Sox purchased the contract of LHP Zach Phillips from Triple-A Charlotte.

Phillips is now on the 40-man roster. After a stint in Japan in 2014, the 29-year-old had a 3.13 ERA, 12 saves, and 64/20 K/BB ratio over 54 2/3 innings in Triple-A this season. He has previously appeared in the majors with the majors with the Orioles and Marlins.
Wed, Nov 4, 2015 01:20:00 PM

White Sox reassigned LHP Zach Phillips to minor league camp.

Phillips wasn't expected to crack the team's Opening Day roster, but should provide sold bullpen depth at the Triple-A level, provided he doesn't decide to return to Japan.
Sat, Mar 28, 2015 03:25:00 PM

White Sox signed LHP Zach Phillips to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Phillips spent last season in Japan but made just nine appearances, posting a 3.27 ERA. The 28-year-old will give the Pale Hose some left-handed relief depth.
Mon, Dec 15, 2014 10:23:00 PM

Zach Phillips has agreed to a one-year contract with the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of Japan's Central League.

Phillips was outrighted off the Marlins' 40-man roster earlier this month and opted for free agency. The 27-year-old left-hander posted a cool 2.44 ERA and 74/24 K/BB ratio in 59 innings this summer at the Triple-A level.
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 10:59:00 AM

Zach Phillips has elected free agency.

Phillips had been outrighted off the Marlins' 40-man roster and will now seek employment elsewhere. He spent most of the 2013 season at the Triple-A level.
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 07:27:00 PM

Marlins sent LHP Zach Phillips outright to Triple-A New Orleans.

Phillips is no longer on the 40-man roster. The 26-year-old southpaw spent most of the 2013 season at the Triple-A level, but made three appearances with the big club in September.
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 04:20:00 PM

Marlins selected the contract of LHP Zach Phillips from Triple-A New Orleans.

The 26-year-old southpaw was very effective in the Zephyrs bullpen, registering a 2.44 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 74/24 K/BB ratio over 59 innings. He'll likely work as a left-handed specialist for the Marlins.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 07:27:00 AM

Marlins signed RHP Zach Phillips to a minor league contract.

Phillips had a 3.17 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 45/22 K/BB ratio in 54 innings this past season at Triple-A Norfolk. He'll function as organizational depth for the Marlins.
Thu, Dec 6, 2012 03:41:00 PM

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1B1Matt Carpenter
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3Breyvic Valera
4Eliezer Alvarez
SS1Aledmys Diaz
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3Wilfredo Tovar
3B1Jhonny Peralta
2Greg Garcia
LF1Tommy Pham
2Jose Martinez
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3Trevor Rosenthal
4Matt Bowman
5Tyler Lyons
6Jonathan Broxton
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9Mike Mayers
10John Gant
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