Right-handed reliever David Herndon was claimed off waivers Tuesday afternoon by the Toronto Blue Jays. Herndon was the fourth Phillies to be claimed or outrighted off the 40-man roster. He is also the second to be scooped up by the Blue Jays with the other being Tyson Brummett.
The Phillies had recently put David Herndon on the DL yesterday. Today he was diagnosed with a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow. Herndon will be shelved for three weeks. Surgery isn’t in his immediate future but that could change if his elbow doesn’t get any better in that time. He is currently on … Continue reading Injury Updates: Herndon, Thome, Utley
#Phils have placed RHP David Herndon on 15-day DL w/ right elbow inflammation. RHP Brian Sanches’ contract has been selected from LV. — Phillies (@philaphillies) May 1, 2012 The Phillies have placed right-handed reliever David Herndon on the 15-day DL with right elbow inflammation and called up veteran right-hander Brian Sanches in his place. The … Continue reading Phillies place Herndon on DL, recall Sanches
And that settles it. Herndon, who posted a 1.55 ERA in 29 innings, lost the final roster spot to Blanton, who pitched seven innings since coming off the DL with elbow problems. Blanton can barely throw 90 MPH and Herndon closed out the Phillies 102nd win of the season. For the full playoff roster, it’s … Continue reading Blanton edges Herndon; NLDS roster set
The argument for instant replay just took a slap to the face. Joe West over-stepped his boundaries as an umpire during the Phillies loss over Florida. His controversial out call that would have led to two Phillies runs almost cost them the game, in which they played under protest and lost. David Herndon walked in … Continue reading Phillies lose playing under protest
Cole Hamels was throwing fire in Cincy this past Monday. Though that wasn’t the case tonight against the Marlins, he still looked sharp in the final four innings of his second start coming off a shoulder injury. Unfortunately for the rest of the pitching, their nights didn’t go as well. The Marlins jumped all over … Continue reading Hamels looks sharp after settling in