Herrera, as well as Familia, were both designated for assignment earlier in the week. After being released, they're able to sign with a new team.
In 62 games during the year, Herrera was batting .238 with 5 homers and 21 RBIs. It's been a while since we've watched him play at the All-Star level. the year 2016 is to be exact.
In the case of Familia, He has failed to return to the form he showed in 2016. In the past, Familia was considered
to be among the top relievers in the game and had an impressive 2.55 ERA with 51 saves for the New York Mets.
In his 38 appearances this season, Familia had a 6.09 ERA. He had 33 strikeouts and 15 walks in his 34 innings.
Herrera as well as Familia Aren't just the two famous names that were given a break from the Phillies this week.