Phillies Place Schneider On DL; Select Lerud from Reading

PHILADELPHIA — The chances of Brian Schnieder returning next year are growing slimmer. The Phillies placed the 35-year-old backup catcher on the DL today with a strained hamstring. To fill his spot, they called up catcher Steven Lerud from Reading. Sebastian Valle was in AAA but the Phillies didn’t want to call him up because … Continue reading Phillies Place Schneider On DL; Select Lerud from Reading

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Schierholtz, Kratz Auditioning for 2013 Jobs

With this season lost in the standings, the Phillies have nothing to lose in seeing what they have for next year. The Phillies front office has many decisions to make concerning the 2013 season, and a handful of players currently on the roster are looking to be a part of next year’s rebuilt team. Newly-acquired … Continue reading Schierholtz, Kratz Auditioning for 2013 Jobs

Phils sign Schneider to one-year deal

The Phillies and catcher Brian Schneider agreed to a one-year deal. The deal is said to be worth $800,000 and could reach $1 million in incentives tied to games played. This will be Schneider’s third season with the Phillies as their back up catcher to Carlos Ruiz.

Sources tell TPP that contracts have been offered to Phils free agents

Kevin Kee of “The Philly Phans” has a source within the organization that the Phillies have offered contracts to both Jimmy Rollins and Cole Hamels. Kee confirmed his source with TTB directly. All information below is from Kee and his source. More is known, but won’t be released until they are backed up or confirmed. … Continue reading Sources tell TPP that contracts have been offered to Phils free agents

Lidge, Schneider suffer setbacks

It hasn’t been the best day for news today if you’re a Phillies fan. After the shocking news of John Mayberry being sent down with Shane Victorino’s activation, the Phils found out that both catcher Brian Schneider and reliever Brad Lidge both suffered set backs in their rehabs this past week. Schneider’s set back came … Continue reading Lidge, Schneider suffer setbacks

Schneider lands on the DL

Update: Brian Schneider has been placed on the 15 day DL. This may be an indication that Carlos Ruiz will be in Philadelphia tomorrow. Original: Catcher Brian Schneider had to leave last night’s 5-3 win over the Marlins with what the Phillies are calling a strained left hamstring. He will be reevaluated during today’s off … Continue reading Schneider lands on the DL

Oswalt, pen blank Padres

Roy Oswalt had a no-no going through the first 4 2/3 inning. But he also had a high pitch count running. But despite the battling Padres, they could barely solve the right-hander, let alone score as he and the bull pen combined for a 3-0 shut out win to open the series against San Diego. … Continue reading Oswalt, pen blank Padres