LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers claimed right-handed pitcher Evan Phillips from the Tampa Bay Rays.
Phillips, 26, was designated for assignment on Saturday after appearing in one game for the Rays on Friday and allowing one run in 3.0 innings. He has spent parts of four seasons in the Major Leagues, going a combined 1-3 with a 7.26 ERA (46 ER/57.0 IP) and 70 strikeouts for Atlanta (2018), Baltimore (2018-2020) and Tampa Bay (2021). In his minor league career, he is 19-20 with a 3.76 ERA and 306 strikeouts in 187 games. He was originally drafted by the Braves in the 17th round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of UNC Wilmington.