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Joe Savery

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  • Phillies pick Jimenez to replace Bastardo

     
    And now, there's one left. Tuesday's promotion of Cesar Jimenez to the Phillies means Justin Friend is the only member of the IronPigs' opening day bullpen left on the roster. The Phillies selected Jimenez to replace Antonio Bastardo, who accepted a 50-...
  • Overbeck joins IronPigs walking wounded

     
    MOOSIC, Pa. -- Wednesday's IronPigs' line-up at Scranton does not feature Cody Overbeck, who left Tueday's 5-3 win over Buffalo after he was hit on his left arm just above the wrist in the seventh inning. Overbeck, hitting .256 with a team-high 19 home...
  • SEASON'S FIRST ROSTER SHUFFLE ON THE HORIZON ...

     
    The season's first roster shuffle is approaching rapidly. Relief pitcher Jose Contreras pitched back-to-back nights for Clearwater, the final hurdle toward his return to the Phillies which is expected to occur sometime this week. So, who leaves to make...
  • CHARACTER ... VALDES BOUNCES BACK ... FRANDSEN SNAPS O-FER...MOORE HOT, HARPER NOT

     
    A year ago the IronPigs were among the International League leaders in one-run games (25-15) and in games decided by three runs or less (57-43). So far they're perfect in 2012 in one-run games (5-0) and 6-1 in games decided by three runs or less....
  • SAVERY JOINS IRONPIGS; SUOMI TO DL WITH SHIN CONTUSION

     
    The IronPigs bullpen got a bit more crowded Monday afternoon. Joe Savery, optioned to the minors Sunday when Jose Contreras came off the Phillies disabled list, was added to the IronPigs roster, giving Ryne Sandberg eight relievers including five lefties....
  • Oops ... (updated)

     
    There are times when you should just slow down and smell the roses (I hate coffee). Monday night I wrote in my IronPigs story that only Joe Savery (16 in 2009), Ryan Madson (16 in 2002), Rich Hunter (19 in 1995) and Jay Davisson (16 in 1983) have had...
  • NEWCOMERS IN IRONPIGS LINEUP ...

     
    Sebastian Valle and Cesar Hernandez are probably the two best position prospects in the Phillies minor league system. Both will make their IronPigs debut tonight against Pawtucket after being promoted from Double-A Reading on Wednesday. Hernandez is...
  • MARTINEZ IN IRONPIGS LINEUP; CISCO, SAVERY JOIN BULLPEN ...

     
    Michael Martinez is in the IronPigs lineup at shortstop, which means Michael Spidale won't be quite so lonely on the bench for tonight's game with Rochester. Spidale was the only position player on the bench in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Red Wings....
  • Left-hander added to roster after Qualls is designated for assignment

     
    Maybe your concerns when the game is turned over to the bullpen will be more manageable. A day after the Phillies sent LHP Joe Savery to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and called up RHP Brian Sanches, the Phillies designated Chad Qualls......
  • IRONPIGS ROSTER SET ...

     
    The IronPigs roster is now set after the Phillies announced their Opening Day roster. Infielder Hector Luna, outfielder Scott Podsednik and left-handed pitcher Raul Valdes will join the IronPigs Wednesday. Luna lost out to infielder Pete Orr for the...
  • Today's roster moves and how the roster could shape up

     
    We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty, and Tuesday morning started off with a few more roster moves. The Phillies re-assigned RHP Scott Elarton and RHP Brian Sanches to minor league camp, and they optioned LHP Jake Diekman to the minors.......