Rosters Expand; Schierholtz Activated From DL

ATLANTA — The rosters all around baseball expanded to 40 today. With that, the Phillies made their first move of the final month, activating outfielder Nate Schierholtz from the 15-day DL. With Schierholtz’s activation, no one has to be sent back down in his place. In the coming weeks that won’t be the only player … Continue reading Rosters Expand; Schierholtz Activated From DL

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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

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

Phillies Score Four in the 9th to Comeback Against Brewers

Phillies 7, Brewers 6 WP – Joe Savery (1-2, 5.63) LP – Francisco Rodriguez (2-5, 4.47) PHILADELPHIA — There is some life left in this 2012 Phillies team and they showed it tonight. Trailing 6-3 heading into the 9th, Ty Wigginton’s one-out sacrifice fly capped off a come-from-behind win for the Phillies, a 7-6 win … Continue reading Phillies Score Four in the 9th to Comeback Against Brewers

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

Wieters Crushes Double in O’s Second Straight Walk-Off Win

Orioles 5, Phillies 4 (10 innings) WP – David O’Day (0-1, 3.06) LP – Joe Savery (4-0, 1.78) BALTIMORE — The quality that Baltimore that has made it such a successful team in the league’s toughest division is that they have the ability to strike at any given moment. A pair of timely sources of … Continue reading Wieters Crushes Double in O’s Second Straight Walk-Off Win

Phillies Call Up Three From LHV

Congrats to diekman, valdes, and luna for being called up! — michael schwimer (@mschwimer) May 10, 2012 Since Michael Schwimer can’t do much as a pitcher right now, he’s taking up a job in journalism. Going by that tweet, the Phillies will be making a ton of moves regarding their bullpen and the injury to … Continue reading Phillies Call Up Three From LHV

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

Nats Bomb Worley, Phils

It could be a long season for the Phillies. Washington took Phillies pitching deep three times, taking the second game of the series, 7-1, Saturday afternoon. The Nationals have won seven straight against the Phillies for the first time since they were the Montreal Expos in 1989. Jayson Werth made a statement in the 5th … Continue reading Nats Bomb Worley, Phils

Infante Homers Twice As New-Look Fish Beat Phils

No Giancarlo Stanton? No problem says Miami, who found their power source elsewhere Monday afternoon. Spoiling the home opener for the Phillies, Miami went into Philadelphia without their most dangerous hitter against one of the division’s premier aces and dominated. It was Omar Infante who was the unlikely power source in the Marlins 6-2 win. … Continue reading Infante Homers Twice As New-Look Fish Beat Phils