The Phillies finally added a bench bat in the form of New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera.
Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic was the first to report it.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 27, 2018
Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia confirmed the report.
Confirming @Ken_Rosenthal Phillies get Asdrubal Cabrera for Kilome
— Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyNBCS) July 27, 2018
The Phillies gave up Franklyn Kilome, the Phillies’ tenth-ranked prospect. He’s a minor league pitcher who projects as a reliever. Cabrera is a nice depth piece for the Phillies offense as they make a push for the pennant.