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

Phils Call Up Three More

RHP Vance Worley, RHP Nate Robertson, and LHP Mike Zagurski have all been called up from Lehigh today. They join Paul Hoover, Greg Dobbs, and Scott Mathieson along with Ross Gload off the DL as the seven players so far to be added to the roster. Worley will be making his first major league start … Continue reading Phils Call Up Three More

Phils DFA Mathieson

In an odd move, the Phillies designated reliever Scott Mathieson for assignment Saturday afternoon. Catcher Dane Sardinha was called up in Mathieson’s place. It was a very strange move to DFA Mathieson, who only made one appearance this season – his first in almost four years. In that spot, he allowed two runs on three … Continue reading Phils DFA Mathieson

Howard Powers Phils Past Twins

Ryan Howard had a couple twin-killings, his style, Friday night. The Big Piece erupted for four extra-base hits, falling a single shy of the cycle, as the Phillies beat Minnesota 9-5, extending their winning streak to three. Joe Blanton did tonight what the Phillies need him to do every start. He went six innings, allowing … Continue reading Howard Powers Phils Past Twins

Bastardo to DL; Welcome Back Mathieson

Antonio Bastardo was placed on the 15-day DL with a left elbow ulnar neuritis. Whatever it is, it came after Bastardo allowed two runs in only 2/3 of an innings without giving up a hit against the Yankees on Tuesday. In 16 appearances, his ERA his a walloping 5.11. In his place, the Phillies called … Continue reading Bastardo to DL; Welcome Back Mathieson

Friday Tweet-off

This is the third edition of my Friday Tweet-off. This one will be a little special though. Instead of asking fans, I’ve decided to ask five Phillies blogs a different question to get their expert analysis. What will the Phillies expect out of Dom Brown this year in the majors? @philliesnation: they can expect a … Continue reading Friday Tweet-off

Mathieson Leads Pack Sent to Minors

Scott Mathieson, along with 13 other players, was sent to the minors. Mathieson hoped to have a chance at making the bull pen for Opening Day. The others sent down were pitchers Phillippe Aumont, Yohan Flande, Drew Naylor, J.C. Ramirez, Jesus Sanchez, Joe Savery and Bill White; catchers Tuffy Gosewisch, Kevin Nelson and John Suomi; shortstop Freddy Galvis; outfielders Quintin … Continue reading Mathieson Leads Pack Sent to Minors