The Phillies have cut catcher Jason Jaramillo, infielder Brennan King and catcher Pete LaForest from big league camp Monday.
The Phillies signed outfielder Brandon Watson, catcher Paul Hoover, reliever Vic Darensbourg, 1B Andy Tracy and outfielder Val Pascucci to minor league contracts. They were invited to spring training, along with RHP Carlos Carrasco, 1B Mike Cervenak, RHP Ron Chiavacci, SS Jason Donald, OF Greg Golson, C Tuffy Gosewisch, C Tim Gradoville, 3B Brennan King, RHP Gary Knotts, C Lou Marson, LHP Brian Mazone, LHP Josh Outman, LHP Joe Savery and SS Casey Smith.
The Phillies optioned LHP Eude Brito and LHP Fabio Castro to minor-league camp. Also, they reassigned 1B Brennan King and C Dusty Wathan to minor-league camp.
The Phillies invited the following non-roster players to spring training: INF Andrew Beattie, RHP Joe Bisenius, OF Ron Calloway, RHP Ryan Cameron, LHP Jim Crowell, RHP Kane Davis, RHP Kyle Drabek, RHP John Ennis, RHP Jeff Farnsworth, OF Greg Golson, C Tim Gradoville, LHP J.A. Happ, C Jason Hill, C Jason Jaramillo, 3B Brennan King, C Lou Marson, LHP Brian Mazone, 1B Randall Simon, C Dusty Wathan.