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  • 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........
  • Martinez, not Hernandez, rejoins IronPigs

     
    Michael Young's return to the Phillies Monday meant the IronPigs were going to get an infielder back. Thinking the Phillies wanted Cesar Hernandez, the young second baseman who went up when Young went on the breavement list on May 29 after his nine-month-...
  • Phillies lose Cloyd, Valdes on waiver deals

     
    Tyler Cloyd won't be with the Phillies or the IronPigs next season. Cleveland claimed the rigth hander off waivers Tuesday when the Phillies removed him from their 40-man roster. After a spectacular season in 2012 when he was named the top pitcher in...
  • Defense hasn't rested for IronPigs in June

     
    The IronPigs currently own the International League's highest batting average in June, hitting .282. Their ERA of 4.01 for the month is sixth-best in the IL and has reduced their season's mark by nearly half-a-run to 4.4.73. But just as important to...
  • A month after going on the DL, Utley is activated

     
    Now maybe everyone will get a better gauge of what the Phillies can do. After making two rehab starts with Double-A Reading, where he was 0-for-9, the club activated Chase Utley from the disabled list. He'd been out since May......
  • Adams returns to the disabled list

     
    Another day, another Phillie lands on the disabled list. And this time, it's a return patient. Mike Adams was placed on the 15-day DL this afternoon with what the team says is biceps tendonitis. The Phillies set-up man already spent......
  • Young, McDonald get shipped off in trades

     
    It seemed like only a matter of time until Michael Young got traded. After all the talk leading up to the trade deadline, Young was traded to the Dodgers just minutes before midnight. Earlier in the day, John McDonald was......