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  • Phillies, Bastardo come to terms for one-year deal

     
    And then there were none. The Phillies and left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo have agreed on a one-year, $1.4 million contract, assistant GM Scott Proefrock announced Friday. The contract includes award bonuses. Bastardo had been eligible for salary...
  • Pettibone gets the call; Delmon Young plays Game 1 of rehab assignment

     
    The Phillies have decided to call up Jonathan Pettibone from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to start tomorrow's series finale against the Pirates. The club will make a corresponding roster move soon, likely after tonight's game. Expect a reliever to be sent......
  • Amaro: Young will help us offensively 'if and when he comes' ...

     
    After Delmon Young was charged with two errors in his first rehab game in Clearwater, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. had a somewhat harsh review of the outfielder's defensive potential. "Obviously we want his bat but if he can't play defense...
  • Reading's Jesse Biddle takes gem in stride ...

     
    Like most pitchers, Jesse Biddle has a routine he follows before his start. The last thing he does before leaving the bullpen is pitch to a simulated hitter, with a hitter standing by the plate and his catcher calling pitches. Last Monday night in...
  • AMARO REVERSES COURSE -- BROWN SUMMONED

     
    UPDATE: Remember Thursday when Ruben Amaro Jr. maintained that Domonic Brown won't be the one to replace Shane Victorino when the center fielder went on the disabled list? Forget it. The club just announced that the highly regarded prospect has been...
  • Another roster move on the way

     
    Another roster move is just a day or two away. After throwing well in his rehab outing with Triple-A Lehigh Valley, right-hander Jose Contreras could be activated as early as Wednesday. Although being that he threw 20 pitches in two......
  • Lidge has elbow soreness

     
    Before Brad Lidge went to Clearwater for extended spring training, he was optimistic that he could return by the end of June. Now, that might not be the case. The Phillies closer, who has yet to throw a pitch this......
  • How Betancourt's release affects the rest of the bench make-up

     
    Surely, it's wasn't because of a lack of production. Despite hitting .447 with 14 RBIs (tied for third on the team), three doubles and a home run, the Phillies released Yuniesky Betancourt after Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Red......
  • Rollins makes strong statement about the DL

     
    About 45 minutes after GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said it was possible that shortstop Jimmy Rollins could go on the DL, he had a message for everyone about his bruised knee. "If I went on the DL, it would be......
  • Phillies release a reliever to make room for Worley

     
    The Phillies released LHP J.C. Romero after Thursday's game to make room on the 25-man roster for Vance Worley, who will start Saturday's game in Seattle. Romero had issues with his control this season. In 16.1 innings, he walked 12.......
  • Sorry, no Good Shepherd rehab at CCP this week ...

     
    There will be no Good Shepherd Rehab appearance at Coca-Cola Park this weekend. Delmon Young joined the IronPigs on their road trip in Indianapolis, and many assumed the rehabbing outfielder would return to Allentown with the team from Louisville....