The trade added a young arm to the Phillies' Minor League system. Laureano was 3-2 with one save and a 3.96 ERA in 29 appearances for West Virgnia in the Class A South Atlantic League. He fanned 62 in 63 2/3 innings, while allowing 54 hits and 36 walks.The 6-foot-6, 170-pounder, who was originally signed as an amateur free agent in 2001 out of El Seybo, Dominican Republic, was assigned to Class A Lakewood. Baseball sources said Gillick has been discussing deals with many other teams. Other players who could be dealt by Monday include Cory Lidle, Rheal Cormier, Jon Lieber and Bobby Abreu. "We've done a lot of talking and you never know," Gillick said. "As the 4 o'clock Monday [deadline] approaches, people will get more anxious and want to do something. There probably will be some things transpiring in the next couple of days." After finishing his postgame interviews, Bell exchanged hugs and handshakes with teammates, and expressed disappointment that the Phillies didn't win while he manned third base. "It was disappointing, because we didn't win," Bell said. "That's why I came here, to be a part of a winning team. Other than that, I enjoyed my time here, and met a lot of people that are going to be friends for life. That means a lot to me. I'm glad that I got an opportunity to play with them, and make friends that I never would have had a chance to make. That was a positive." "David's been a great teammate to me, to the rest of the guys," pitcher Brett Myers said. "I'm sad to see him go. I've been with him for four years, so it's upsetting. But it's part of the game. [He's] never clean after the game. [He's] always dirty and playing hard." The Brewers will find that out soon enough.
Ken Mandel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.