The Philadelphia Phillies DFA David Lough

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General by joelapinski on Thursday 2 June 2016 at 12:57 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies have designated 30-year old lefty swinging outfielder David Lough for assignment.  Lough played in 30 games for the Phillies this year and he was 16 for 67 (.239 avg, .655 OPS) with 6 runs scored, 0 homers, 4 RBIs and 1 stolen base.  He has now played in 342 games in his first five years in the show and he is 190 of 749 (.254 avg, .671 OPS) with 95 runs scored, 13 homers, 67 RBIs and 17 stolen bases.  This isn’t much of a loss for the Phillies moving forward.

The Philadelphia Phillies have released Bobby LaFromboise

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General,The Minors by joelapinski on Thursday 2 June 2016 at 12:54 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies have released 29-year old lefty reliever Bobby LaFromboise.  LaFromboise pitched in 13 games (0 starts) in AAA-ball for the Phillies and he was 1-3 with a 5.94 ERA and a 2.28 WHIP.  He has pitched in 27 games (0 starts) in his first three years in the show and he is 0-1 with a 3.63 ERA and a 1.12 WHIP.  This isn’t much of a loss for the Phillies moving forward.

The Philadelphia Phillies DFA Emmanuel Burriss

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General by joelapinski on Wednesday 1 June 2016 at 4:49 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies have designated 31-year old switch-hitting infielder Emmanuel Burriss for assignment.  Burriss played in 27 games for the Phillies this year and he was 4 for 33 (.121 avg, .407 OPS) with 2 runs scored, 0 homers, 0 RBIs and 1 stolen base.  He has now played in 314 games in his first seven years in the show and he is 181 of 756 (.239 avg, .570 OPS) with 91 runs scored, 1 homer, 42 RBIs and 41 stolen bases.  The Phillies shouldn’t miss Burriss too much moving forward.

UPDATE:  (6/4/2016) – Burriss has accepted his outright assignment to AAA, so he will remain with the Phillies.

The Philadelphia Phillies acquire OF/3B Jimmy Paredes from the Blue Jays

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General,Trades by joelapinski on Wednesday 1 June 2016 at 4:44 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired 27-year old switch-hitting 3B/OF Jimmy Paredes from the Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations.  Paredes played in 7 games for the Blue Jays this year and he was 4 for 15 (.267 avg, .886 OPS) with 2 runs scored, 1 homer and 2 RBIs.  He has now played in 256 games in his first six years in the show and he is 208 of 808 (.257 avg, .667 OPS) with 91 runs scored, 16 homers, 83 RBIs and 19 stolen bases.  This was a good pickup for the Phillies, as Paredes has been a solid hitter so far in his career in the show.

The Philadelphia Phillies release Alfredo Marte

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General,The Minors by joelapinski on Tuesday 24 May 2016 at 5:41 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies have released 27-year old righty swinging outfielder Alfredo Marte.  Marte played in 12 games in AAA-ball for the Orioles and Phillies this year and he was 5 for 36 (.139 avg, .301 OPS) with 1 run scored, 0 homers and 1 RBI.  Marte has played in 71 games in his first three years in the show and he is 28 of 155 (.181 avg, .532 OPS) with 12 runs scored, 2 homers, 13 RBIs and 1 stolen base.

The Philadelphia Phillies release J.P. Arencibia

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General,The Minors by joelapinski on Monday 16 May 2016 at 12:47 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies have released 30-year old righty swinging catcher J.P. Arencibia at his request.  Arencibia played in 12 games in AAA-ball for the Phillies this year and he was 8 for 48 (.167 avg, .437 OPS) with 3 runs scored, 1 homer and 2 RBIs.  He has now played in 467 games in his first six years in the majors and he is 333 of 1,573 (.212 avg, .670 OPS) with 169 runs scored, 80 homers, 245 RBIs and 2 stolen bases.  The Phillies won’t miss Arencibia moving forward.

The Philadelphia Phillies send Darin Ruf to AAA

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General,The Minors by joelapinski on Friday 13 May 2016 at 2:26 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies have sent 29-year old righty swinging 1B/OF Darin Ruf to AAA.  Ruf played in 31 games for the Phillies this year and he was 9 for 57 (.158 avg, .399 OPS) with 3 runs scored, 0 homers and 3 RBIs.  Ruf has now played in 274 games in his first five years with the Phillies and he is 169 of 711 (.238 avg, .739 OPS) with 86 runs scored, 32 homers, 90 RBIs and 1 stolen base.  Ruf will have to play well in AAA-ball to get another shot in 2016 with the Phillies.

The Philadelphia Phillies call up Tommy Joseph

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General,The Minors by joelapinski on Friday 13 May 2016 at 11:13 am

The Philadelphia Phillies have called up 24-year old righty swinging 1B Tommy Joseph from AAA.  Joseph played in 27 games in AAA-ball this year and he was 33 of 95 (.347 avg, .981 OPS) with 11 runs scored, 6 homers and 17 RBIs.  He has now played in 500 games in his seven years in the minors and he is 467 of 1,869 (.255 avg, .733 OPS) with 211 runs scored, 69 homers, 292 RBIs and 1 stolen base.  Joseph will move right into a platoon at 1B with Ryan Howard.  This could cost 29-year old righty swinging 1B/OF Darin Ruf his roster spot.  He has played in 31 games for the Phillies so far this year and he is only 9 of 57 (.158 avg, .399 OPS) with 3 runs scored, 0 homers and 3 RBIs.

The Philadelphia Phillies place Dalier Hinojosa on the D.L.

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,Injuries,The Minors by joelapinski on Saturday 30 April 2016 at 2:44 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies place 30-year old righty reliever Dalier Hinojosa on the 15-day disabled list due to a right hand contusion.  Hinojosa has pitched in 10 games (0 starts) for the Phillies so far this year and he is 0-1 with a 3.27 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP.  The Phillies have called up 26-year old righty reliever Colton Murray to replace Hinojosa on the pitching staff.  Murray pitched in 6 games (0 starts) in AAA-ball for the Phillies this year and he was 0-1 with a 6.10 ERA and a 1.45 WHIP.  Murray pitched in 8 games (0 starts) in 2015 for the Phillies in his first taste of the majors and he was 0-1 with a 5.87 ERA and a 1.70 WHIP.

The Philadelphia Phillies call up Adam Morgan

Blogged under Arrivals & Departures,Bloglockers,Front Page,General,The Minors by joelapinski on Friday 29 April 2016 at 4:03 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies have called up 26-year old lefty starting pitcher Adam Morgan, and he will get the first shot to replace Charlie Morton in the rotation.  Morgan pitched in 3 games (all starts) in AAA-ball for the Phillies this year and he was 1-1 with a 3.57 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP.  He pitched in 15 games (all starts) for the Phillies last year in his first taste of the majors and he was 5-7 with a 4.48 ERA and a 1.25 WHIP.  The Phillies have sent 29-year old righty reliever Luis Garcia to AAA to make room on the roster for Morgan.  Garcia pitched in 1 game out of the pen for the Phillies so far this year and he was 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP.  Garcia has now pitched in 110 games (0 starts) in his first four years with the Phillies and he is 6-7 with 2 saves, a 3.90 ERA and a 1.66 WHIP.  Garcia will be back at some point in 2016 for the Phillies.

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