Originally posted on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 11/11/12
Rosenberg achieved his dream of reaching the Majors in 2012 and ended it with a very strong September. Photo: AP With little fanfare, B.J. Rosenberg quietly became a Phillie on June 9, replacing Raul Valdes early on a Saturday morning. Charlie Manuel wasted no time using Rosenberg and put him in a tie game in the 11th. Rosenberg retired the first three Orioles he faced, earning him the 12th. Adam Jones hit a 2-run shot in the 12th off Rosenberg, however, and Rosenberg’s first day in the Major Leagues ended with a walk-off loss in the seaport. Unfortunately, this was the story for a lot of Rosenberg’s year. Rosenberg had such promising Minor League years (1.00 ERA in Williamsport in 2008, 0.89 ERA in Clearwater and 2.53 ERA in Reading in 2009) before injuries slowed him down in 2010. To see Rosenberg overcome those injuries and reach the Majors in 2012 was a treat and admittedly, I was rooting pretty hard for him to succeed. Rosenberg jumped two levels in 2012 and earned his call to
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