July 24, 2012; Philadelphia, PA USA; Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino (8) watches his double in the first inning during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE
Phillies trying to move Victorino for bullpen help, realize they will have to pay some of his contract...Dodgers/Reds continue talks w/Phils— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) July 25, 2012
Phillies interested in Victorino-Ondrusek deal with Reds or Victornio-Lindblom deal with Dodgers— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) July 25, 2012
Ondrusek, 27, has appeared in 43 games for the Reds this season, posting an ERA and WHIP of 2.70 and 1.309 over 36 2/3 innings. The right-hander owns career marks of 3.27 and 1.277 with 6.0 SO/9 and 3.8 BB/9. He’s under team control through the 2016 season.
Lindblom has maintained an ERA and WHIP of 3.18 and 1.213 over 45 1/3 innings for the Dodgers this season. The 25-year-old owns career marks of 3.00 and 1.147 and is under team control through the 2017 season.
Should the Phillies give up Victorino for a reliever?