Phillies' Minor League Team Offers Fan Prize: A Funeral!There's no expiration date, so the winner won't be forced to drop dead anytime soon.
Sandberg Waits For The Call To The Majors Ryne Sandberg is back where he started in Philadelphia. Ryno is hoping to be more than a September call-up this time.
Phillies Recall De Fratus, Diekman From MinorsThe Philadelphia Phillies have recalled relief pitchers Justin De Fratus and Jake Diekman from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Friend's Numbers Demanding Attention In Phillies Minor League System26-year-old Justin Friend was recently promoted to AAA Lehigh Valley after one of the great runs in recent memory at AA Reading.
Phillies Make Roster MovesThe Phillies added three new players to the major league roster.
Phillies: Joe Savery Happy To Have MLB Debut Under His BeltSavery gave up a hit in a scoreless appearance in the 7th inning -- an inning Brad Lidge finished up, getting the two final outs.
Telford's Erik Kratz Soaking In September Call-Up to PhilliesTelford, Pa. native Erik Kratz on Friday got the call to serve as the Phillies' third catcher for the remainder of the regular season.
Phillies Recall Pete Orr From Lehigh Valley Iron PigsThe Phillies have added another September callup, bringing INF/OF Pete Orr up from AAA Lehigh Valley.
Baseball: Schwimer Savoring Shot in Phillies' BullpenFinally, last week, Michael Schwimer made his Major League debut in Washington, pitching three effective innings.
Phillies: Polanco to DL, Schwimer Recalled from AAAThe Phillies have placed third baseman Placido Polanco on the disabled list. To take his place on the roster, righthanded reliever Michael Schwimer is expected to be recalled from AAA Lehigh Valley.
Baseball: Justin De Fratus Adjusting to AAA With Iron PigsDe Fratus has spent most of the season at AA Reading, going 4-0 in 23 games with eight saves and a 2.10 ERA. That work got the Phillies' 11th-round pick in the 2007 draft promoted to AAA on June 16th.