Phillis Epically Collapse In 9th

Braves 8, Phillies 7 WP – Peter Moylan (1-0, 0.00) LP – Jonathan Papelbon (3-6, 3.02) ATLANTA — Words still can’t describe what happened to the Phillies Sunday evening. In a season filled with lows and late-inning collapses, the lowest point hit Sunday. The Phillies bullpen coughed up a four-run lead in the 9th inning, … Continue reading Phillis Epically Collapse In 9th

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Phillies Prospect Aumont Gets Call to The Show

PHILADELPHIA — Almost three years ago, Cliff Lee was traded to Seattle for a package of prospects. The move replenished the farm system after the Phillies dealt some of their top prospects to Toronto to acquire Roy Halladay. Three players were acquired for Lee: pitchers Phillippe Aumont and J.C. Ramirez as well as outfielder Tyson … Continue reading Phillies Prospect Aumont Gets Call to The Show

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

Phils option Schwimer, Aumont

Guessing the Phillies bull pen is always a fun game to play in the final two weeks of Spring Training. For those who had Michael Schwimer or Phillippe Aumont in their pools, you guessed wrong. The Phillies optioned the the two relievers to minor league camp while also reassigning Jeremy Horst and David Purcey. Aumont … Continue reading Phils option Schwimer, Aumont

Horst can’t hold extra-innings lead

I’ve heard Ricky Martin, Baja Men, Chicken Dance and the Cheers theme at Osceola County Stadium. Hell, indeed. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) March 13, 2012 –Even the guy in charge of the stadium music needs Spring Training.– Domonic Brown was having a helluva bad game defensively in left field. Clearly frustrated again this spring with … Continue reading Horst can’t hold extra-innings lead

Phils trade Valdez to Reds; get reliever Horst

The Phillies made a trade today, sending utility infielder – and one time reliever – Wilson Valdez to the Cincinnati Reds for left-hander Jeremy Horst, according to Matt Gelb. Horst, 26, had an ERA of 2.93 in 12 games of relief for the Reds last season. Those were the first 12 games of Horst’s career … Continue reading Phils trade Valdez to Reds; get reliever Horst