CUST, HEILMAN RELEASED — Through the course of the season, the Phils added pitcher Aaron Heilman and hitter Jack Cust to their minor league roster. Well as of today, both players were released. Cust’s stint with the Phils organization lasted about two weeks.
On a side note, Matt Gelb re-hashed a nice little piece written by Bob Brookover on Brandon Moss Gelb tweeted that Moss would possibly being a good September call-up. Moss is enjoying a solid season with AAA Lehigh, hitting .269 woth 22 homers and 74 RBIs.
HAMELS, POLANCO UPDATE — Some good news came out on the injury front today.
Cole Hamels threw a very light bull session today and felt fine. He said he will be able to make his scheduled start next Friday. Hamels’ spot in the order was being skipped this weekend in Washington.
As for Placido Polanco, he said his sports hernia is feeling much better and he will be able to come off the DL on Monday.