Found April 02, 2013 on We Should Be GM's:
The Phillies claimed outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.  He replaces Ender Inciarte as the team's 5th outfielder.  Inciarte was a Rule 5 pick out of the Diamondbacks organization, so he it's doubtful he remains Phillies property.Carrera is an upgrade as 25th man on the roster.  The 25 year old bats left-handed, has tremendous speed, and has played above Single-A (Inciarte hasn't).  Over the past 2 seasons donning Chief Wahoo, E-Z (that's his nickname now) has hit .255/.653 in 116 games with 47 R, 89 H, 14 DBL, 6 TRPL, 2 HR, 25 RBI, and 18 SB.  In 8 minor league seasons, he hit .291/.748 with 40 triples and 187 stolen bases.  He is capable of playing every outfield position.

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