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1986 Philadelphia Phillies

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1985 / 1987

86-75, Finished 2nd in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: John Felske (86-75)
GM: Bill Giles, Scouting Dir: Jack Pastore
Scored 739 runs, Allowed 713 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 83-78

Ballparks: Veterans Stadium · Attendance: 1,933,335 (4th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 103, Pitching - 104 · one-year: Batting - 106, Pitching - 105

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1985 / 1987 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 15, 1985

Ralph Citarella granted Free Agency.

November 12, 1985

Derrel Thomas granted Free Agency.

Released Garry Maddox.

December 6, 1985

Signed Garry Maddox as a free agent.

Released Jerry Koosman.

December 10, 1985

Signed Jose Cecena as an amateur free agent.

Traded Pete Smith and Ozzie Virgil to the Atlanta Braves. Received Steve Bedrosian and Milt Thompson.

December 11, 1985

Wilfredo Tejada selected by the Montreal Expos in the 1985 minor league draft.

Traded John Denny and Jeff Gray to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Tom Hume and Gary Redus.

December 12, 1985

Released Jose Escobar.

December 22, 1985

Released Tim Corcoran.

January 14, 1986

Drafted Blas Minor in the 1st round (24th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (January Secondary), but did not sign the player.

Drafted Steve Scarsone in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft (January).

Drafted Chuck Malone in the 5th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 21, 1986.

Drafted Rusty Richards in the 7th round of the 1986 amateur draft (January), but did not sign the player.

January 16, 1986

Traded Rodger Cole (minors) and Ronnie Gideon (minors) to the New York Mets. Received Jeff Bittiger and Ronn Reynolds.

March 17, 1986

Released Alan Knicely.

April 19, 1986 (Standings)

Signed Tom Gorman as a free agent.

May 4, 1986 (Standings)

Signed Andy Ashby as an amateur free agent.

May 5, 1986 (Standings)

Signed Lary Sorensen as a free agent.

May 9, 1986 (Standings)

Purchased Ron Roenicke from the Oakland Athletics.

Released Dave Stewart.

May 13, 1986 (Standings)

Released Larry Andersen.

June 2, 1986 (Standings)

Drafted Brad Brink in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 28, 1986.

Drafted Derek Lee in the 1st round (17th pick) of the 1986 amateur draft (June Secondary), but did not sign the player.

Drafted Cliff Brantley in the 2nd round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 3, 1986.

Drafted Chuck McElroy in the 8th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 4, 1986.

Drafted Erik Bennett in the 17th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Chuck Knoblauch in the 18th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Garland Kiser in the 24th round of the 1986 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1986.

Drafted Jesse Levis in the 36th round of the 1986 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 24, 1986 (Standings)

Released Steve Carlton.

June 25, 1986 (Standings)

Signed Brad Moore as an amateur free agent.

June 26, 1986 (Standings)

Released Randy Lerch.

July 24, 1986 (Standings)

Traded Tom Foley and Lary Sorensen to the Montreal Expos. Received Skeeter Barnes and Dan Schatzeder.

September 30, 1986 (Standings)

Released Kevin Hickey.

October 7, 1986 (Standings)

Released Tom Gorman.

October 15, 1986 (Standings)

Skeeter Barnes granted Free Agency.

November 12, 1986

Tom Hume granted Free Agency.

Released Dave Rucker.

November 16, 1986

Sold Rocky Childress to the Houston Astros.

December 8, 1986

Released Jeff Bittiger.

December 9, 1986

Jose Cecena selected by the Texas Rangers in the 1986 minor league draft.

December 11, 1986

Traded Jeff Knox (minors) and Charles Hudson to the New York Yankees. Received Tom Barrett and Mike Easler.

December 17, 1986

Signed Jeff Grotewold as an amateur free agent.

December 26, 1986

Signed Tom Hume as a free agent.

March 13, 1987

Signed Lance Parrish as a free agent.

March 22, 1987

Sold Francisco Melendez to the San Francisco Giants.

March 26, 1987

Traded Gary Redus to the Chicago White Sox. Received Joe Cowley and cash.

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1985 / 1987 Trades and Transactions