Phillies Shut Down Vance Worley For Season

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies have shut down right-handed starting pitcher Vance Worley. Worley, who had been pitching with a bone chip in his right elbow for the last three months, will have surgery on his right elbow in 7-10 days. Worley was pulled with one out in the 5th inning of yesterday’s 9-5 loss … Continue reading Phillies Shut Down Vance Worley For Season

Hamels Scratched From Start; Tyler Cloyd To Debut

PHILADELPHIA — Phillies left-handed ace Cole Hamels has a gastrointestinal illness and will not be able to start tonight for the Phillies against the Mets. The Phillies selected the contract of right-hander Tyler Cloyd from Lehigh and he will make his Major League debut tonight. Cloyd, 25, is 12-1 with a 2.35 ERA and a league-best … Continue reading Hamels Scratched From Start; Tyler Cloyd To Debut

Phillies Prospect Cloyd Wins Top International League Pitching Honors

ALLENTOWN, PA — Phillies starting pitching prospect Tyler Cloyd has been named the top pitcher of the International League, Michael LoRé tweeted earlier. Cloyd went 12-1 with a 2.35 ERA for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs this season. He also leads the league with a 1.01 WHIP and was the starting pitcher for the International League All-Star … Continue reading Phillies Prospect Cloyd Wins Top International League Pitching Honors

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

Down on the Pharm: Quality Pitching

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (AAA) Record: 25-18 (3rd in North Division) How the Team is Doing: Lehigh Valley went 5-3 this past week and swept a four-game set against the Indianapolis Indians. Kevin Frandsen enjoyed a strong week at the plate as he hit .333 with an RBI. The IronPigs also saw one of their all-time fan … Continue reading Down on the Pharm: Quality Pitching