Escalona traded for young infielder

The Phillies only had 10 days to decide Sergio Escalona’s fate. They had to either waive him, release him or trade him. The Phillies elected for the third option, sending him to Houston (or the Phillies AAA ball club) for second baseman Albert Cartwright. Cartwright, 23, hit a combined .294 with 30 doubles, 14 triples, … Continue reading Escalona traded for young infielder

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Lee Prospect Had Surgery

J.C. Ramirez, one of the three prospects in the Cliff Lee deal last December, had surgery to repair his hip. The right-handed pitcher will be ready for spring training next year. He probably had the most successful year of the three prospects acquired for Lee. Ramirez went 7-7 with a 4.82 ERA in 24 starts … Continue reading Lee Prospect Had Surgery

News: Sept. 7, 2010

BROWN, MATHIESON HONORED — Domonic Brown and Scott Mathieson were both awarded the Paul Owens award, given to the best batter and pitcher in the Phillies farm system. Brown enjoyed a nice AA and AAA season that resulted in him coming up to the bigs. Brown batted .327 with 20 homers and 68 RBIs in … Continue reading News: Sept. 7, 2010

Ransom For Bocock

That just sounds dirty but it’s true: the Phillies brought up Cody Ranson (finally!) and designated Brian Bocock for assignment according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox sports on Twitter. Bocock did not get a single at-bat for the Phillies in his short time up. The short stop hasn’t had a major league at-bat since 2008 … Continue reading Ransom For Bocock

Brown to AAA Lehigh

Phillies phenom Domonic Brown got promoted from AA Reading to AAA Lehigh. Brown was hitting .318 with 15 home runs and 47 RBI when he was with the R-Phils. Brown will also represent the organization in the 2010 Futures Game in Anaheim during the All Star Break. I would love to make a trip to … Continue reading Brown to AAA Lehigh

Lidge on His Way

It would be excellent news when the Phillies get Brad Lidge back. They have been hurting tremendously in the bull pen with the poor seasons so far for David Herndon, Danys Baez, and Ryan Madson. All three have an ERA above 6.00 and have had outings that made struck worries in the hearts of the … Continue reading Lidge on His Way

Drabek, Flande in Futures Game

Kyle Drabek and Yohan Flande are the top two pitching prospects in the Phillies organization. Their efforts will be recognized when they represent the Phillies organization in the USA vs the World’s prospects. The All Star game will be at 2 PM ET in St. Louis on July 12. Drabek pitched for Single A Clearwater … Continue reading Drabek, Flande in Futures Game

Howard Had Sinusitis, Improving

Ryan Howard was diagnosed with acute sinusitis. The club stated that his 104-degree fever is gone and he’s at home resting. Howard could possibly be in the line up as early as Tuesday when the Phillies go down to Tampa Bay to face the defending AL champion Rays. In other news, Brad Lidge could be … Continue reading Howard Had Sinusitis, Improving