10/30/2020 : Roster Moves
The Phillies announceD today that they have declined the contract options on David Phelps, David Robertson and Hector Neris. Neris remains on the 40-man roster and is eligible for arb. Heath Hembree, Phil Gosselin, Adam Morgan, Blake Parker became free agents. Phils add RHP Johan Quezada in waiver claim.
Quezada is 26 years old and made his major league debut this season. He’s a RHP and is a big fella ( 6’9” 255 ) who pitched at the Advanced A level in 2019 going 7-2 with a 3.44 ERA in 33 games ( no starts ) with 49 K’s and 28 walks in 52.1 IP. He appeared in three major league games this summer ... one against the Phillies when he tossed a scoreless frame.
The scouting report on Quezada is that his fastball range is 94-100 but generally sits 96-97 and he also has a slider in the 83-87 range.