• Phillies interested in Lopez as Astros evaluate potential trades

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 28, 2012
    Lopez would have been a nice addition to the Phillies' bullpen. Lopez, 29, had been in Philadelphia on Wednesday for a physical. The Phillies’ Vance Worley, Sebastian Valle and Domonic Brown were mentioned in multiple reports as potential acquisitions for the Astros. With the annual MLB winter meetings less than a week away, Houston’s main remaining major-league trade assets are arbitration-eligible players such as infielder Jed Lowrie, starting right-hander Bud Norris and Lopez. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said there was “nothing to report” after news of the reported deal initially broke and didn’t immediately return a message Wednesday evening.
    Source: chron.com
    • Phils on verge of acquiring Lopez from Astros

      The Phillies are close to getting a setup man. They are working on a trade with the Houston Astros for right-hander Wilton Lopez, a source confirmed to MLB.com. Minor League prospects from the Phillies have been agreed upon, and Lopez is believed to be …
      Source: MLB.com

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