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1991 Philadelphia Phillies

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1990 / 1992

78-84, Finished 3rd in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Nick Leyva (4-9) and Jim Fregosi (74-75)
GM: Lee Thomas, Scouting Dir: Jay Hankins
Scored 629 runs, Allowed 680 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 75-87

Ballparks: Veterans Stadium · Attendance: 2,050,012 (8th of 12)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 99 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 101

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1990 / 1992 Trades and Transactions

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

October 1, 1990

Released Tom Barrett.

October 11, 1990

Brad Moore granted Free Agency.

Scott Service granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1990

Curt Ford granted Free Agency.

Todd Frohwirth granted Free Agency.

Louie Meadows granted Free Agency.

Tom Nieto granted Free Agency.

Dickie Noles granted Free Agency.

November 5, 1990

Don Carman granted Free Agency.

December 3, 1990

Greg McCarthy drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 1990 rule 5 draft.

Nikco Riesgo drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 1990 rule 5 draft.

December 17, 1990

Signed Danny Cox as a free agent.

January 10, 1991

Signed Wally Backman as a free agent.

Signed John Morris as a free agent.

January 11, 1991

Signed Jim Lindeman as a free agent.

April 7, 1991 (Standings)

Signed Dave LaPoint as a free agent.

Traded Chuck McElroy and Bob Scanlan to the Chicago Cubs. Received Mitch Williams.

April 10, 1991 (Standings)

Signed Rick Schu as a free agent.

April 23, 1991 (Standings)

Released Dave LaPoint.

May 8, 1991 (Standings)

The Montreal Expos returned Nikco Riesgo (earlier draft pick).

May 15, 1991 (Standings)

Signed Jay Baller as a free agent.

June 3, 1991 (Standings)

Drafted Tyler Green in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 26, 1991.

Drafted Kevin Stocker in the 2nd round of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 8, 1991.

Drafted Gene Schall in the 4th round of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 1991.

Drafted Mike Grace in the 10th round of the 1991 amateur draft. Player signed June 5, 1991.

Drafted Bobby Higginson in the 18th round of the 1991 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

July 15, 1991 (Standings)

Signed Steve Searcy as a free agent.

July 21, 1991 (Standings)

Signed Ricky Bottalico as an amateur free agent.

July 26, 1991 (Standings)

Released Jeff Tabaka.

July 30, 1991 (Standings)

Released Rod Booker.

July 31, 1991 (Standings)

Traded Roger McDowell to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Received Braulio Castillo and Mike Hartley.

October 7, 1991 (Standings)

Darrel Akerfelds granted Free Agency.

Sil Campusano granted Free Agency.

Amalio Carreno granted Free Agency.

October 9, 1991 (Standings)

John Morris granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1991 (Standings)

Jay Baller granted Free Agency.

October 18, 1991

Ron Jones granted Free Agency.

October 28, 1991

Steve Lake granted Free Agency.

Randy Ready granted Free Agency.

October 31, 1991

Danny Cox granted Free Agency.

Rick Schu granted Free Agency.

Mitch Williams granted Free Agency.

November 4, 1991

Dickie Thon granted Free Agency.

November 11, 1991

Steve Ontiveros granted Free Agency.

December 8, 1991

Traded Von Hayes to the California Angels. Received Kyle Abbott and Ruben Amaro.

December 9, 1991

Donnie Elliott drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 1991 rule 5 draft.

David Holdridge drafted by the California Angels in the 1991 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Todd Pratt from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1991 rule 5 draft.

Drafted Chris Bushing from the Montreal Expos in the 1991 minor league draft.

Signed Danny Cox as a free agent.

Traded Darrin Fletcher and cash to the Montreal Expos. Received Barry Jones.

December 10, 1991

Signed Mariano Duncan as a free agent.

December 11, 1991

Traded Bruce Ruffin to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Dale Sveum.

December 16, 1991

Signed Ray Stephens as a free agent.

December 18, 1991

Signed Mickey Weston as a free agent.

Signed Mitch Williams as a free agent.

December 20, 1991

Joe Boever granted Free Agency.

1992

Nikco Riesgo sent to the Kansas City Royals in an unknown transaction.

January 8, 1992

Signed Rick Schu as a free agent.

Traded a player to be named later to the New York Yankees. Received Darrin Chapin. The Philadelphia Phillies sent Charlie Hayes (February 19, 1992) to the New York Yankees to complete the trade.

January 10, 1992

Signed Jay Baller as a free agent.

February 4, 1992

Signed Greg Mathews as a free agent.

April 1, 1992

The Seattle Mariners returned Donnie Elliott (earlier draft pick).

The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. We attempt to update transactions throughout the season.

1990 / 1992 Trades and Transactions