Polanco goes on DL; Madson activated

The good news: the Phils got their closer back. The bad: another bat lands on the DL. Placido Polanco, who had been sitting with a bulging disc since July 5, was placed on the 15-day DL retroactive to that date. Taking his roster spot is closer Ryan Madson, which will instantly boost a bull pen … Continue reading Polanco goes on DL; Madson activated

Romero returns

The news has already been out there all day but I figured I’d give a brief recap on the return of J.C. Romero. Romero strained his calf a few weeks ago when fielding a ground ball. He was immediately put on the DL. Today was his first day from being activated and he was immediately … Continue reading Romero returns

News 4/8/10: Pitchers Edition

I’ll start off with the oldest of these: Phillies claimed Nelson Figueroa off of waivers from the Mets yesterday. He will join the team before today’s match-up yet there is no word on who he will replace. “Our scouts saw him and know him from the past,” Phillies assistant general manager Scott Proefrock said. “He’s an experienced … Continue reading News 4/8/10: Pitchers Edition