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Archive: January, 2011

Phillies interested in righthander Maine

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 9:17 PM
Don’t reserve a parking spot for righthander John Maine in the player’s lot at Bright House Field in Clearwater just yet. Agent Rex Gary acknowledged he’s spoken to the Phillies about the 29-year-old who became a free agent when the Mets failed to offer him arbitration, but indicated... Read more

Phillies acquire second baseman

Monday, January 10, 2011, 12:46 PM
The Phillies acquired minor league second baseman Albert Cartwright from the Houston Astros in exchange for left-hander Sergio Escalona, who was designated for assignment over the weekend. Cartwright, 23, split the 2010 season between Single A Lancaster and Double A Corpus Christi. He hit a combined... Read more

Look on the bright side: Pitchers and catchers report in 35 days

Sunday, January 9, 2011, 10:31 PM
I'm in the process of burning up some vacation days, but I thought I'd check in to give everybody a hearty pat on the rump. Thirty-five days from now, the Phillies hope the only No. 10 you'll care about is Ben Francisco, who seems to be the top candidate to fill Jayson Werth's recently-vacated spot... Read more

Dallas Green's granddaughter killed in Arizona shooting

Sunday, January 9, 2011, 8:16 AM
Like everyone else, the baseball community is also in mourning following the tragedy in Arizona yesterday. The 9-year-old girl who was killed in the shooting was the granddaughter of Phillies senior advisor and former manager Dallas Green, according to the Arizona Star. Christina-Taylor Green, born... Read more

Phillies, Romero complete deal

Thursday, January 6, 2011, 3:47 PM
As expected, the Phillies have re-signed lefthanded reliever J.C. Romero to a 1-year contract. The deal is valued at $1.35 million and includes performance bonuses. Romero was in Philadelphia today for a physical to complete the deal. Romero, 34, went 1-0 with three saves and a 3.68 ERA in 60 appearances... Read more

Phillies invite seven more to spring training

Thursday, January 6, 2011, 12:21 PM
Seven more players have been invited to the Phillies’ major league spring training camp as non-roster invitees, the Phillies announced today. That brings the total to 19 non-roster invitees. Spring training begins Feb. 14. The headliner in this group is outfielder Delwyn Young, 28, who spent... Read more
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