Pig Report: Justin De Fratus

Position: Relief pitcher Age: 25 Prospect Level: Major league pitcher. 2012 Major League Stats: 13 games , 0-0, 3.38 ERA, 10.2 IP, 8 K. 2012 Minor League Stats: 17 games, 0-1, 2.49 ERA, 21,2 IP, 22 K. Season in Review: Right-hander Justin De Fratus was supposed to be an important piece in the 2012 Phillies bullpen … Continue reading Pig Report: Justin De Fratus

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Diekman, De Fratus Join Phillies

ATLANTA — Lehigh Valley’s season is officially over, and that leaves the Phillies with a handful of young arms and positon players for the remaining month of the season. Jake Diekman, who had an earlier stint with the Phillies this season, was recalled Saturday afternoon. In 23 appearances, Diekman posted a 4.64 ERA. He started … Continue reading Diekman, De Fratus Join Phillies

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

Phillies sign veteran Willis

It has been confirmed by Matt Gelb that Dontrelle Willis has signed a one-year deal with the Phillies. ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick first reported that the Philadelphia were close to a one-year, $1 million-plus deal (including incentives) with the left-hander pending a physical. Willis will be 30 in January. The speculation started last night when Shane … Continue reading Phillies sign veteran Willis

Rookies, post season roster and contracts discussed today

A lot was discussed this past hour about the post season roster and beyond. This includes the fate of the Phillies September call-ups, the size of the post season roster and a few off season moves. Relivers Joe Savery and Justin De Fratus will go to Clearwater when playoffs begin to keep throwing just in … Continue reading Rookies, post season roster and contracts discussed today

On a night the Braves lose, Phils fail to clinch

The Phillies magic number has dropped to one game, but it was not by way of victory. The Mets did their job, beating the Atlanta Braves, but the Phils failed to beat St. Louis and clinch the division. With their magic number now at one for the division and two for homefield, the Phils lost … Continue reading On a night the Braves lose, Phils fail to clinch

BMac: Phillies Prospects Poster: Get Yours Today!

Brian McCollum is an administrator at TTB as well as running his own Phillies blog, “Holly KK! It’s the Phils.” Featured today is a post and some PhotoShop skills by McCollum on his blog that he is sharing with TTB. This limited edition print features 3 Phillies prospects that could be future Phils in the … Continue reading BMac: Phillies Prospects Poster: Get Yours Today!