The Philadelphia Phillies are buying nearer David Robertson and outfielder Brandon Marsh in separate trades with the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels, respectively, sources informed ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
The Angels are buying minor league catcher Logan O’Hoppe in trade for Marsh, sources mentioned.
Robertson, 37, is within the midst of a resurgent 12 months. He has given up simply 23 hits in 40 1/3 innings whereas accumulating 14 saves and a 2.23 ERA for the well-below .500 Cubs. He has each closing and set-up expertise, so the Phillies can use him in both position.
Marsh will possible take over in middle discipline for the Phillies, who’ve been trying to find a solution to the place for a lot of the season.
Marsh, 24, is hitting .226 with eight residence runs and 37 RBIs this season.
Robertson beforehand pitched for the Phillies, in 2019, when he had a 0-1 file and 5.40 ERA in 6⅔ innings pitched earlier than injuring his elbow.
O’Hoppe, 22, is hitting .269 with 15 residence runs and 45 RBIs at Double-A Studying this season.
The Phillies (55-47) presently maintain the NL’s last wild-card spot with a one-game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals.St. Louis Cardinals
ESPN’s Jesse Rogers contributed to this report.