Pig Report: Phillippe Aumont

Position: Back-end reliever/closer Age: 23 Prospect Level: Top prospect (5th according to BaseballAmerica.com) 2012 Major League Stats: 18 G, 0-1, 3.68 ERA, 14.2 IP, 14 K, 2 SV 2012 Minor League Stats: 41 G, 3-1, 4.26 ERA, 44.1 IP, 59 K, 15 SV Season in Review: For Aumont, his hype level was pretty high ever … Continue reading Pig Report: Phillippe Aumont

Like It Ruf: AA Prospect’s Two-Run Triple in 2nd Leads Phillies Past Nats

Phillies 2, Nationals 0 WP – Kyle Kendrick ( LP – John Lannan ( SV – Phillippe Aumont (2) WASHINGTON — “That’s the first time I ever won and got beat.” Those were the words Charlie Manuel used to describe the Phillies 2-0 win over the Nationals Monday night. Despite Philadelphia’s win, the Braves’ 2-1 … Continue reading Like It Ruf: AA Prospect’s Two-Run Triple in 2nd Leads Phillies Past Nats

Phillies Drop Three of Four to Lowly Astros

Astros 7, Phillies 6 WP – Wesley Wright (2-2, 3.19) LP – Antonio Bastardo (2-5, 4.63) SV – Wilton Lopez (6) HOUSTON — The Phillies ran into a little bit of a problem in Houston. Fortunately for them, a split between the Dodgers and Cardinals happened in their four-game series and the Phillies only dropped … Continue reading Phillies Drop Three of Four to Lowly Astros

Bullpen Blows Lead; Phillies Winning Streak Snapped

Astros 6, Phillies 4 WP – Wesley Wright (1-2, 3.33) LP – Phillippe Aumont (0-1, 3.00) SV – Wilton Lopez (5) HOUSTON — Throwing strikes killed the Phillies bullpen and their seven-game winning streak. Phillippe Aumont and Jake Diekman looked bad in the 8th inning and Jed Lowries two-out, two-run double was the result of … Continue reading Bullpen Blows Lead; Phillies Winning Streak Snapped

Phillies Cloyd, Aumont Earn First Win, Save; Beat Reds

Phillies 4, Reds 2 WP – Tyler Cloyd (1-1, 2.77) LP – Johnny Cueto (18-6, 2.58) SV – Phillippe Aumont (1) CINCINNATI — It was an afternoon of firsts for a pair of young Phillies right-handers. Tyler Cloyd never would have guessed his first Major League win would come on the road against the best … Continue reading Phillies Cloyd, Aumont Earn First Win, Save; Beat Reds

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

Down on the Pharm: Pigs Dominating International League

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (AAA) Record: 52-39 (1st in North Division) How the Team is Doing:¬†Lehigh Valley went 4-4 this past week and won three out of five against the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees. Kevin Frandsen had a nice week as he hit .303 with 10 hits in 33 at-bats. The IronPigs are starting to get some … Continue reading Down on the Pharm: Pigs Dominating International League

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

Phillies win in walk-off fashion

It may only be the Grapefruit League but the Phillies had their first walk-off win of 2012. Rightfielder Lou Montanez delivered a solo home run ironically off Michael Dubee to lift the Phillies to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Hunter Pence went 2-for-3 with a run scored today. Shane Victorino and Placido Polanco … Continue reading Phillies win in walk-off fashion

Phils fill out 40-man roster; leave off James

Today is the deadline for teams to complete their 40-man roster before the Rule-5 Draft next month. A player eligible for the Rule-5 Draft are players signed at 19 or older with four years of minor-league service time and players signed at 18 or younger with five years of minor-league time. So in order to … Continue reading Phils fill out 40-man roster; leave off James