Position: Starting pitcher Age: 25 Prospect Level: Mid-level prospect. 2012 Major League Stats: 6 starts, 2-2, 4.91 ERA, 33 IP, 30 K. 2012 Minor League Stats: (Reading & Lehigh) 26 starts, 15-1, 2.26 ERA, 167 IP, 113 K. Season in Review: Tyler Cloyd is one of the most interesting pitching prospects to come up through … Continue reading Pig Report: Tyler Cloyd
The Phillies are going to let Jamie Moyer begin his rehab from Tommy John surgery at Brighthouse Field in Clearwater, reported Todd Zolecki. “We’re providing him our space in Clearwater and our expertise,” Ruben Amaro Jr. said. Before people jump to drastic conclusions, this is pretty much a favor Amaro is doing for Moyer, who … Continue reading Phils letting Moyer rehab in Clearwater
Question: Was Pat Gillick responsible for the Phillies current success as a franchise and perenial power in Major League Baseball? Writer Brian Jacobs decided challenge the rest of the Faceoff competitors with this question and John Russo, reeling from his loss to Christian Hetrick, wanted to get himself in the win column. Brian: Yes. The … Continue reading Faceoff: Who should we thank?
Jamie Moyer is not retiring from baseball this season. Well, sort of. It was announced today that the 48 year old left handed pitcher has signed with ESPN to be a guest analyst for Baseball tonight. Moyer will appear on the show periodically throughout the season to give insight and analysis, and will make his … Continue reading Jamie Moyer has a job in baseball!
I read a couple good articles on Philly.com this morning. The first has to do with Jamie Moyer. The 48-year-old left-hander, who opted for Tommy John Surgery over the winter, is not ready to retire and is eying a return to the majors in 2012. In Phil Sheridan’s article, Moyer talks about how he enjoys … Continue reading Moyer talks return; Mayberry on fire
The Phils lost a bat but added an arm. The bull pen went under some minor tinkering. With a different complexion to the Phillies heading into 2011, will this new formula put them back on top of the baseball world or will they fall under the class of a one-hit wonder? I have asked myself and … Continue reading Five Questions to Be Answered
Let’s face it: 47 is old. But for one night, Jamie Moyer felt young again. Moyer became the oldest pitcher in Major League history to record a complete game shut out when he blanked the Atlanta Braves through nine, 7-0. He broke Braves great Phil Niekro’s record of over 46-years old in 1985. He was … Continue reading 2010 Moment: #8 Moyer’s Historic Night
For 47-year-old left-hander Jamie Moyer, letting go of baseball is not easy. Moyer underwent Tommy John surgery today, a procedure that has changed the careers of athletes. In a statement, Moyer eyes a return in 2012, when he would be 49. “I look forward to the challenge of making a comeback for the 2012 season,” … Continue reading Moyer has Tommy John; eyes return in 2012
The Phillies figured they will get something out of Jayson Werth this off season. With it highly unlikely they will sign the free agent right fielder, the Phils offered arbitration in hopes of getting something for him. Werth is a Type A free agent which means the Phils will get the top pick and another … Continue reading No Surprise: Werth Offered Arbitration
The starting pitching was the sole reason the Phillies were so good despite a heavily inconsistent offense and and injury-plagued season. Resting on the backs of the Big Three, the Phils were carried to their fourth straight NL East championship and boasted the best record in baseball for the first time years. Roy Halladay, Cole … Continue reading Grading the Phillies: Starting Pitching