Bullpen Shuffle: Phils Send Down Savery; DFA Qualls

PHILADELPHIA — After a nine-inning bullpen game turned into a disaster, the Phillies made a pair of moves within their bullpen again. After the Phillies 11-7 loss to the Pirates in which the entire bullpen pitched, the Phillies made two roster moves. “It kind of backfired,” Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said after the game. “We … Continue reading Bullpen Shuffle: Phils Send Down Savery; DFA Qualls

Nats Reportedly DFA Lidge

According to Amanda Comak of the Washington Times, the Washington Nationals have designated right-handed reliever Brad Lidge for assignment. Comack added that nothing has been made official from the team yet but Lidge wasn’t included in today’s lineup card. UPDATE: It’s official. Lidge, 35, is struggling in 2012. In 11 games he’s 0-1 with a … Continue reading Nats Reportedly DFA Lidge

Lidge returns; Baez gets axed

Brad Lidge is back in red pinstripes. And it came at the cost of Danys Baez. Lidge, who had been battling elbow and shoulder problems this off season before getting surgery to repair the problems, has worked his way up to being ready, pitching very impressively the past couple days heading up to his return. … Continue reading Lidge returns; Baez gets axed

Phils DFA Zagurski, add third catcher

Ruben Amaro had commented the other day the Phils were going to add a third catcher in order to rest Carlos Ruiz’s back. In doing so, they desdignated left-handed reliever Mike Zagurski for assignment. Taking his place on the 25 and 40-man roster is catcher Dane Sardinha. The 32-year-old catcher hit .205 (8-for-40) with the … Continue reading Phils DFA Zagurski, add third catcher