Daily Archives: April 21, 2013

Jonathan Pettibone Called Up To Make Big-League Debut on Monday

Instant Reaction: For the start on Monday this was the best decision.  Morgan was out of the picture for this start and while Martin has the stuff the command is still needing a lot.  Pettibone brings more to the table than Cloyd and will likely have the opportunity to stick around if he can pitch well.  If he cannot stick they will have the opportunity to mess with the rotation enough to bring up Adam Morgan.

This probably signals the end of Cloyd with the Phillies, because he has now been passed by the next wave of pitchers.  With the hot starts by Savery and Robles, Cloyd likely is now towards the top of the list on players most likely to be removed from the 40-man roster to make room for Adam Morgan and eventually Cody Asche and Tommy Joseph. Continue reading Jonathan Pettibone Called Up To Make Big-League Debut on Monday

Box Score Recap – 4/20/2013

The 2011 Phils’ Draft class is a mixed bag so far this year, (and for their careers). Roman Quinn has 2 HR, (and seven errors), Larry Greene has 1 hit, (and 6 ks), Adam Morgan and Cody Asche are in AAA, Austin Wright’s on the shelf and Harold Martinez is OPSing under .500 in CLR, Kenny Giles was hurt and is back but was pulled Saturday after 2 batters. Mitch Walding looking pretty good so far, Tyler Greene is back in XST, and Braden Shull has pitched 1 professional inning.  Continue reading Box Score Recap – 4/20/2013