One day after the Phillies designated Joe Savery for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for A.J. Burnett, the left-handed reliever was claimed by the Oakland Athletics.
CLEARWATER, Fla. – A.J. Burnett’s signing with the Phillies became official Sunday morning.
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs' season ended on Monday, and with that, six players from the Phillies' Triple A affiliate were called up to the big-league club.