Phillies, Astros understanding for Wilton Lopez delayed

An agreement reached yesterday between a Philadelphia Phillies and Houston Astros for reliever Wilton Lopez has nonetheless to turn official, CBSSports.com insider Danny Knobler reliable Thursday.

CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman reported Wednesday a dual clubs had concluded to a understanding promulgation Lopez to Philadelphia in sell for “minor joining players.” Lopez, 29, posted a 2.17 ERA and 2.70 FIP in 66.1 innings in 2012.

Lopez dealt with a sprained bend this past season, however, and a emanate might be with his earthy exam. Brian McTaggart of MLB.com says Lopez was in Philadelphia for an examination Wednesday.

A director from a third group pronounced Philadelphia “had improved get a physical” on Lopez. The right-hander also missed time due to a bend in 2011 with ulnar neuritis, inflammation of a arm’s ulnar haughtiness causing palm insensibility or weakness.

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