The Phillies have declined the options of relief pitcher Jose Contreras and infielder Ty Wigginton. Both players were bought out for $500,000 apiece.
Phillies 7, Rockies 4 WP – BJ Rosenberg (1-2, 11.37) LP – Josh Roenicke (4-2, 2.83) SV – Jonathan Papelbon (32) PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies are rolling, breathing new hope into their season that seemed lost a month ago. The Phillies won the night-cap of the day/night doubleheader, sweeping the Rockies in the series with … Continue reading Rocky Mountain Sweep: Phillies Hammer Rockies; Sweep Doubleheader, Series
Phillies 7, Brewers 6 WP – Joe Savery (1-2, 5.63) LP – Francisco Rodriguez (2-5, 4.47) PHILADELPHIA — There is some life left in this 2012 Phillies team and they showed it tonight. Trailing 6-3 heading into the 9th, Ty Wigginton’s one-out sacrifice fly capped off a come-from-behind win for the Phillies, a 7-6 win … Continue reading Phillies Score Four in the 9th to Comeback Against Brewers
Phillies 8, Mets 4 WP – Cole Hamels (8-1, 2.43) LP – Jon Niese (3-3, 4.55) NEW YORK — If Billy Beane was the general manager of the Phillies he would have been proud of Ty Wigginton’s game. Wigginton was on base five times, driving in three runs on an RBI double and single in … Continue reading Wigginton’s Big Day Knocks Off Former Team
All Philadelphia had to do was finish the scoring chances they put up against Mike Pelfrey. Instead, they waited for the Mets to pull their starter to get the ball rolling. With a 2-1 lead the Mets turned to their bull pen in the 7th inning, regretting the move deeply as it cost them a … Continue reading Phils Work Late-Inning Magic to Prevent Sweep
Even championship-caliber teams have position battles during Spring Training. With a good idea of who the 25 men making the Opening Day roster, a few position and roster battles loom heading into this season. With a place on the team is set, John Mayberry, Laynce Nix and Ty Wigginton are all battling it out for … Continue reading Pierre, Podsednik highlight this spring’s battles
Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com just tweeted that the Colorado Rockies announced they traded Ty Wigginton to Phillies for a player to be named later or cash. This is an incredible move for the Phillies, who had their sights set on Michael Cuddyer. Wigginton is a very similar player and would come at a much cheaper … Continue reading Phillies trade for Wigginton