Second baseman Tadahito Iguchi was acquired by the Phillies from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for minor league righthander Michael Dubee, Phillies general manager Pat Gillick announced today.
Iguchi, 32, was hitting .251 with 17 doubles, four triples, six home runs and 31 RBI in 90 games for the White Sox this season. In 16 games against National League teams this season, he hit .311 (19-61). A native of Tokyo, Japan, Iguchi batted .281 last season with 18 home runs and 67 RBI in 138 games and appeared in 12 playoff games for Chicago in 2005.
Dubee, 22, was 4-4 with one save and a 3.88 ERA in 30 relief appearances for single-A Lakewood. He is the son of Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee.