Phillies trade for No. 1 international signing slot

BY foxsports • July 5, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired the No. 1 overall international signing slot for the 2015-16 signing period in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Diamondbacks obtained two minor league pitchers - right-hander Chris Oliver and left-hander Josh Taylor - and the No. 9 overall signing slot.

The 21-year-old Oliver is 3-3 with a 4.33 ERA at Class A Lakewood. The 22-year-old Taylor is 4-4 with a 4.56 ERA at Lakewood.



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