Phillies Sign Frandsen to One-Year Deal

In a move to avoid arbitration, the Phillies have signed third baseman Kevin Frandsen to a one-year deal, according to CBS’ Jon Heyman. (UPDATE: Deal is worth $850,000, according to Todd Zolecki.) Frandsen was a late season call up, and surprised the Phillies with his offensive production and steady glove at third. He hit .338 … Continue reading Phillies Sign Frandsen to One-Year Deal

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Game 129: Lineup Sees More Frandsen; Brown Returns

FRANDSEN OPENING EYES — Despite Placido Polanco being healthy, Kevin Frandsen is still getting the lion’s share of the starts at third base. Frandsen will get the call at third base once again on Tuesday night against the New York Mets. It is his ninth start in the past 11 games. Frandsen has given Charlie Manuel … Continue reading Game 129: Lineup Sees More Frandsen; Brown Returns

Third Base Wide Open For Next Season

There is a big question mark stamped next to the third baseman’s name for the 2013 season. It’s a position that hasn’t had a consistent inhabitant since Scott Rolen was traded in 2002. A few guys like David Bell, Pedro Feliz and Placido Polanco were supposed to be main-stays. But only Polanco managed to make an … Continue reading Third Base Wide Open For Next Season

Shot Through the Hart: 8th Inning Slam By Hart Leads Brewers Over Phillies

Brewers 7, Phillies 4 WP – Livan Hernandez (4-1, 5.06) LP – Josh Lindlbom (2-3, 3.76) SV – Jim Henderson (3) MILWAUKEE — Cliff Lee was in line for the win. Instead, he took a no-decision thanks to another late-game meltdown by the bullpen. Corey Hart’s grand slam off Josh Lindblom in the 8th gave … Continue reading Shot Through the Hart: 8th Inning Slam By Hart Leads Brewers Over Phillies

Phillies Demolish Strasburg, Nationals On Deadline Day

Phillies 8, Nationals 0 WP – Cliff Lee (2-6, 3.73) LP – Stephen Strasburg (11-5, 3.12) WASHINGTON — On the day the Phillies sent two of their starting outfielders to the NL West, the offense showed up against the 1st place Nats. A shell of the Phillies beat up Stephen Strasburg and Cliff Lee shutout … Continue reading Phillies Demolish Strasburg, Nationals On Deadline Day

Frandsen, Brown Involved in AAA Bench-Clearer

Check out this video between the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta’s AAA team) from yesterday’s 10-1 IronPigs win. Pigs second baseman Kevin Frandsen was nearly hit by a pitch from Braves pitcher Todd Redmond in the bottom of the 4th inning with the Pigs leading 6-0. After lining out, Frandsen and Redmond exchanged … Continue reading Frandsen, Brown Involved in AAA Bench-Clearer

Phils cut nine; seeking infield help

There are less than three weeks of Spring Training left and the Phillies have started thinning out their roster. Still a ways from 25, the Phillies have sent nine players to minor league camp, dropping their total down to 48 players left in camp. Right-handed pitchers Dave Bush, Austin Hyatt, B.J. Rosenberg and J.C. Ramirez along … Continue reading Phils cut nine; seeking infield help

Pregame Notes 5/11

Not a whole lot of pregame notes heading into tonight’s rubber match between the Phillies and Marlins. The Phils are tossing their left-handed star free agent Cliff Lee (2-3, 3.69) out against Ricky Nolasco (3-0, 3.23) for the Fish. And with that, some interesting news came out of the injury watch today as well as … Continue reading Pregame Notes 5/11