IronPigs, R-Phils Shuffle Includes Sanches, Valle

ALLENTOWN, PA — The Phillies weren’t the only team in their organization that did a little bit of shuffling at the trade deadline. With the addition of some prospects, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Reading Phillies moved some guys around to make room for the return the Phillies got for Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino. … Continue reading IronPigs, R-Phils Shuffle Includes Sanches, Valle

Bullpen Shuffle: Phils Send Down Savery; DFA Qualls

PHILADELPHIA — After a nine-inning bullpen game turned into a disaster, the Phillies made a pair of moves within their bullpen again. After the Phillies 11-7 loss to the Pirates in which the entire bullpen pitched, the Phillies made two roster moves. “It kind of backfired,” Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said after the game. “We … Continue reading Bullpen Shuffle: Phils Send Down Savery; DFA Qualls

Bullpen Killing the Phillies Right Now

Facts are facts: this Phillies bullpen really sucks. Eight losses this season have been credited to the Phillies bullpen. That’s a 16-game swing. Winning half of those games would give the Phillies an 18-14 record and keep that firmly planted out of the cellar. Instead, it’s been a nightmare watching the last few innings of … Continue reading Bullpen Killing the Phillies Right Now

Jones Walks Off A Wild One

Larry “Chipper” Jones has made a career killing the Phillies. He did it again. Jones hit a two-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning off of Brian Sanches in a wild 15-13 win by the Braves in a game that saw five lead changes. The Phillies entered the game at .500 … Continue reading Jones Walks Off A Wild One

Game 24: Gaining Ground

The Phillies’ main goal these next six games are to gain ground in the NL East on the New York Mets, Atlanta Braves and first place Washington Nationals. The Phillies currently sit 3.5 games out of first thanks to the current four-game skid the Nats find themselves in the middle of. If the Phillies can … Continue reading Game 24: Gaining Ground

Phillies place Herndon on DL, recall Sanches

#Phils have placed RHP David Herndon on 15-day DL w/ right elbow inflammation. RHP Brian Sanches’ contract has been selected from LV. — Phillies (@philaphillies) May 1, 2012   The Phillies have placed right-handed reliever David Herndon on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation and called up veteran right-hander Brian Sanches in his place. The … Continue reading Phillies place Herndon on DL, recall Sanches

Roster Moves: Diekman, Elarton and Sanches sent down

Right-handed relievers Scott Elarton and Brian Sanches were both re-assigned to minor league camp this morning. Lefty Jake Diekman was optioned as well. Both Elarton and Diekman had good shots at making the Opening Day roster. Elarton was having an up-and-down spring, sprinkling two awful outings in with three good ones. He allowing eight runs … Continue reading Roster Moves: Diekman, Elarton and Sanches sent down