How are members of the 2023 Phillies doing on their new teams?

Let's check in to see how some former Phillies are doing in different uniforms this season.
Former Phillies and current Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Rhys Hoskins
Former Phillies and current Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Rhys Hoskins / Jeff Dean/GettyImages
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Craig Kimbrel

Craig Kimbrel, everyone's favorite scapegoat, moved to the AL East in the offseason after his lone season in Philadelphia. He signed a one-year, $13 million deal with the Baltimore Orioles, who hold a club option for next season. They had to sign a legitimate closer after losing Felix Bautista to Tommy John surgery last fall.

Given how his short tenure with the Phillies ended, it's probably for the best that he's in a different league now. He can give the Orioles and their fans the full Craig Kimbrel experience far away from Citizens Bank Park.

He went a perfect 14-for-14 in first-half saves opportunities, with a .171 batting average against and a nasty 39.3 percent strikeout rate. He even earned his 400th career save on May 26. But his struggles down the stretch and the eventual postseason collapse will forever mark his time as a Phillie.

Now playing for another World Series contender, the 35-year-old was having a good start to his season until just recently. After blowing his first save opportunity with his new club, he reeled off seven straight saves with 15 strikeouts in 10 appearances. He allowed only four hits, two walks and one run across those 10 games.

However, his last two outings were Kimbrel-esque disasters, as he has been hobbled by back stiffness. He blew back-to-back saves against the prolific offensive juggernaut known as the Athletics last weekend. He gave up a run on two hits and three walks, recording just one out in the first appearance. He then went back out two days later and gave up a two-run home run to blow his third save of the year.

After those last two outings, he has a 3.18 ERA, a 3.14 FIP and a 1.24 WHIP with his seven saves and a 3-1 record.