We all have good memories of the days Jamie Moyer spent in a Phillies uniform.
He won 56 games and a World Series ring in his four-plus years with the club and generated plenty of publicity for the fact that he was winning those games at an age that normally finds men in uniform as part of the coaching staff rather than as an active player. When he blew out his elbow in July of 2010 and wound up needing Tommy John Surgery, it felt pretty safe to assume that he'd fashioned his final memory on a big league mound.
Well, you know what they say about assuming. Moyer told Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com that he has designs on pitching during the 2012 season. Moyer thinks his arm is sound enough that he could go out on a minor league rehab assignment right now and says that there are no signs that he's pushing himself too hard.
"All I can do is offer a chance to come evaluate me," Moyer said. "Some clubs will say, ‘He’s 49 years old,’ but some will say, 'Let’s give it a shot. Let’s not ma...