In a season filled with losing, Jimmy Rollins was a winner. The 33-year-old short stop has won his fourth career Gold Glove award, his first since winning from 2007-09. Rollins posted a .978 fielding percentage, the highest among short stops in all of baseball. His 13 errors in 594 chances gave him the lowest total … Continue reading Phillies SS Jimmy Rollins Wins 4th Gold Glove
The Phillies have declined the options of relief pitcher Jose Contreras and infielder Ty Wigginton. Both players were bought out for $500,000 apiece.
The Phillies have exercised the option of Carlos Ruiz’s option for 2013. Ruiz, who enjoyed a career season, will make $5 million next year. He hit .325 with 16 home runs and 68 RBIs along with a .935 OPS, all career highs.
Detroit: 88-74; 1st in AL Central San Francisco: 94-68; 1st in NL West Schedule – 8 PM, EST; FOX Game 1: Oct. 24: Justin Verlander (17-8, 2.64) at Barry Zito (15-8, 4.15) Game 2: Oct. 25: Doug Fister (10-10, 3.45) at Madison Bumgarner (16-11, 3.37) Game 3: Oct. 27: Anibal Sanchez (9-13, 3.86 vs Ryan Vogelsong (14-9, 3.37) … Continue reading 2012 World Series Preview: Detroit Tigers vs San Francisco Giants
Right-handed reliever David Herndon was claimed off waivers Tuesday afternoon by the Toronto Blue Jays. Herndon was the fourth Phillies to be claimed or outrighted off the 40-man roster. He is also the second to be scooped up by the Blue Jays with the other being Tyson Brummett.
The Phillies shook up their roster a bit today, making some room on their 40-man roster. Starting with pitching, reliever Tyson Brummett was put on waivers and claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays. Brummett, 28, made his Major League debut in September, allowing a pair of hits and striking out two in his only appearance … Continue reading Roster Moves: RP Brummett Claimed By Blue Jays; Orr, Lerud Outrighted
The Phillies have completed their two-part hitting coach process. Today, the Phillies found their assistant hitting coach, choosing Wally Joyner over a handful of candidates that reportedly included former Phillies Matt Stairs and Mike Sweeney. Joyner played 16 seasons in the Majors with four different teams, hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .368. The … Continue reading Phillies Hire Wally Joyner As Assistant Hitting Coach