Daily Archives: February 15, 2011

Phils reacquire Brian Schlitter, DFA Drew Carpenter

The Phils claimed RHP Brian Schlitter, 25, off of waivers today from the Yankees.  Schlitter was originally the Phillies 16th round pick in the 2007 draft and was traded away to Chicago in 2008 for Scott Eyre.  Schlitter a big righty made his major league debut last year with the Cubs, appearing in 7 games, during which he allowed 11 runs in 8 innings. Appearing for AAA Iowa City last season, Schlitter was 2-1 with a 3.15 ERA in 37 games, saving 13.  In 45.2 IP, Schlitter struck out 42 and walked 21.  Notably, Schlitter was managed by new Lehigh Valley manager Ryne Sandberg last season in Iowa City. Schlitter was added to the 40 man roster and has two options remaining. Continue reading Phils reacquire Brian Schlitter, DFA Drew Carpenter

My Top 30 Prospects for 2011: Part 7

Thanks for checking back. The list has generated lots of discussion so far, and I hope it continues going forward. When it was suggested to break up the list in this fashion, I wasn’t sure how it would work, but I found that I’ve spent more time working on the writeups, and in turn, I hope its been better to read more detail and thought on each prospect, especially as we get outside of the top 10 and work further down the list. Lets crank out 20-22 now. Check below

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