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  • Martinez to Phillies; Quintana designated; Tolbert joins IronPigs

     
    After carrying three catchers and only four outfielders since outfielder Ben Revere's injury and Erik Kratz's return from the disabled list, the Phillies have designated catcher Humberto Quintana for assignment and have added utility player Michael...
  • Amaro makes a move to acquire an outfielder

     
    The Phillies’ latest acquisition tells me they really want to get rid of either Delmon Young or Michael Martinez. The team claimed outfielder Casper Wells, 28, off waivers. This will be the fifth team he’s played for this season, including.......
  • Michael Young pulled from the lineup; Rollins not starting

     
    As soon as Michael Young was pulled from Thurdsay’s starting lineup and replaced by Kevin Frandsen at first base, the guesses were flying, especially after a report surfaced that he had cleared waivers. Was Young traded back to Texas? Did......
  • You don't have Mini-Mart to kick around anymore ...

     
    What, no more Mini-Mart? Apparently not. The much-maligned Michael Martinez signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates late last week, ending his three-year tenure with the Phillies that began when they plucked him in the 2010 Rule 5 draft...
  • Phillies demote Martinez, sign Bernadina

     
    Chances are you'll be glad the Phillies demoted Michael Martinez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. I can't imagine you'll be thrilled that it happened because the club needed to make room for Roger Bernadina. GM Ruben Amaro Jr. announced Wednesday that......
  • Michael Young talks about his time away from the team

     
    Michael Young is back from bereavement leave/family medical emergency list, but he’s not in today’s starting line-up. Freddy Galvis is starting at third base and hitting eighth. Young said he got a phone call about a half hour before last........
  • Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals

    Atholton alum Lombardozzi appears to have secured roster spot with Nationals
    In the Washington Nationals' dugout Saturday morning, manager Davey Johnson explained his contingency plans at shortstop. If Ian Desmond suffered any kind of long-term injury, he said, Danny Espinosa would become the regular shortstop. If Desmond simply...
  • Grapefruit League: Matusz allows one run in five innings in 4-1 loss to Phillies

    Grapefruit League: Matusz allows one run in five innings in 4-1 loss to Phillies
    It was by no means Brian Matusz’s most impressive start of the spring, but as far as results go, the Orioles lefthander did his job. Matusz allowed seven hits over five innings Tuesday afternoon against the Phillies at Ed Smith Stadium, but yielded...
  • Baseball: Camarillo clinches Pacific View League title

     
    Michael Martinez delivered a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Camarillo a 3-2 victory over Oxnard, clinching the Pacific View League championship for the Scorpions (19-4-1, 11-0). Hunter Virant, a junior who's committed to...
  • 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...
  • WHY NOT FONTENOT...?

     
    If I was Mike Fontenot, I'm not sure I' would've been in a very good mood on the 90-minute bus ride from Indianapolis to Louisville Thursday afternoon. All he's done done since joining the IronPigs is hit .319 in 14 games, with six doubles and six RBIs....