Pierre Legs Out Infield Single For 11th Inning Walk Off Win

Phillies 8, Cardinals 7 (11 innings) WP – Jeremy Horst (1-0, 1.13) LP – Barret Browning (0-2, 4.24) PHILADELPHIA — “You can’t teach speed” was the call by Phillies broadcaster Tom McCarthy. Juan Pierre used his speed to leg out an infield single in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Phillies an … Continue reading Pierre Legs Out Infield Single For 11th Inning Walk Off Win

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Roster Moves: Diekman, Elarton and Sanches sent down

Right-handed relievers Scott Elarton and Brian Sanches were both re-assigned to minor league camp this morning. Lefty Jake Diekman was optioned as well. Both Elarton and Diekman had good shots at making the Opening Day roster. Elarton was having an up-and-down spring, sprinkling two awful outings in with three good ones. He allowing eight runs … Continue reading Roster Moves: Diekman, Elarton and Sanches sent down

Split Squad: vs Baltimore; at Detroit

Phillies 3, Tigers 6 — Scott Elarton really wants to make the big league club this season. Elarton pitched four strong innings, allowing a run on two hits but walking four. Location was an issue for Elarton in the 1st inning, walking three batters and allowing a run on a sacrifice fly that followed Brennan … Continue reading Split Squad: vs Baltimore; at Detroit

Spring Training: Phillies 4, Tigers 3

On the day Freddy Galvis was named the starting second baseman on Opening Day, he did not disappoint. The top infield prospect for the Phillies bumped his spring average up to .282 with his two-run, game-tying triple in the 5th inning as well as scoring the go-ahead run in the Phillies 4-3 win on Monday. … Continue reading Spring Training: Phillies 4, Tigers 3

Phils split their squads again

PHILLIES 6, TAMPA BAY 6 — Michael Scwimer pitched the 8th and 9th innings, blowing a two-run lead to the Rays in the 9th to end the game in a tie. Joel Pineiro got the start, going two innings in the outing. He gave up a run on two hits and is most likely not making … Continue reading Phils split their squads again

Blanton improving so far this spring

Judging by the quality of swings he’s eliciting, Joe Blanton has been impressive. Judgments are difficult. But stuff appears better. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) March 10, 2012 Encouraging words from Matt Gelb. Joe Blanton knows the 5th starter’s spot isn’t a lock heading into this season. But he does have the advantage over Joel Pineiro … Continue reading Blanton improving so far this spring